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The program focus of CPRD prioritized through a consultative process of discussion with the active participation of the executive committee members. Considering organizational goal and objectives, the EC members agreed on 5 thematic areas to work on priority basis, these are; 

Economic Development: Research and policy analysis on micro- entrepreneurship development, financing to the rural as well as urban enterprises, development of social commerce, gender mainstreaming in the economic activities and entitlements 

Social Development: Women and minority rights, social security, emphasizing equality and social justice and providing analysis in support of trade unions, social      movements and public and private sector organizations. 

Natural Resources Conservation: Conservation and management of aquatic and terrestrial eco-system, in-situ conservation of biological resources, management of eco-system services 

Sustainable Livelihoods: Development of alternative livelihoods options for the resource scare and marginalized population, value and supply chain analysis of agricultural products 

Disaster and Climate Change Resilience Development: Research and innovation for climate change adaptation and mitigation, community based adaptation, disaster risk reduction, policy advocacy and campaign for global climate governance


Recent Publication

Socioeconomic consequences of climate induced human displacement and migration in Bangladesh. Details...

Climate-Induced Displacement and Migration: Policy Gaps and Policy Alternative. Details...

Green Climate Fund: Access Modalities and Readiness of Bangladesh. Details ...

Loss and Damage Negotiation at the UNFCCC: An Era of Liability and Compensation (Briefing Paper, November 2013). Details ...

Coastal Fishers’ Livelihood in Peril: Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Tropical Cyclones in Bangladesh. Details ...

Ongoing Research

‘Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) for Adaptation and Mitigation in Bangladesh’ with UNEP and Ministry of Environment and Forests of Government of Bangladesh

Study on the causes and consequences of human displacement and migration from the climate hot-spots with ActionAid Bangladesh

Action research project ‘Views from the Frontline’ to measure progress towards implementation of the HFA with supported by the Global Network (GN).