Associates Member

Syed Khairul Islam

Mr. Islam is a senior associate of CBSG. He is highly competent in both conventional and qualitative research methodologies. He has advanced training on research and monitoring. His professional background includes livelihood development, entrepreneurship, training need assessment (TNA), gender, empowerment, and human rights. He has been involved in the implementation and evaluation of a large number of livelihood projects. In his professional carrier of 32 years he has worked in key positions for ILO, UNICEF, World Bank, EC, CIDA, KfW, GTZ, DANIDA, Oxfam, Water partner International, Practical Action UK, Save the Children UK, etc. He was involved in more than two dozens of research studies/projects as team leader, deputy team leader and team member for reputed national and international organizations.He has worked in India, China and Sri Lanka for professional consultancy services.

Narayan Kumar Bhowmick

Mr. Bhowmick is the senior training specialist of CBSG. He has a BSS (honours) and MSS in Sociology from the University of Rajshahi. He also received professional training from local and international institutes on training facilitation, presentation skills, leadership and team building. He has over 16 years of professional experience on Training & Capacity Building of different stakeholders such as, LGI representatives, GO, NGO and CBO Officials on Management, ToT, Human Rights and Governance, and Gender. He has prepared many training modules and resource materials on various topics and training programms. He has worked at NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation as Tranning Head for a long period.

Professor S. R. Howlader, Ph.D

Dr. Sushil Ranjan Howlader is an advisor of CBSG in research and survey area. He is a Professor of the Department of Economics (on leave) and the Institute of Health Economics, Dhaka University, Dhaka. He is the founder Director of the Institute of Health Economics within Dhaka University and worked in that capacity from 1998 to 2005. He is also the former Director of the Bureau of Economic Research, Dhaka University. Dr. Howlader obtained his B. A. (Hons.) and M. A. degrees in Economics in 1971 and 1972 respectively from the University of Dhaka. He has carried out his doctoral study as a Winrock scholar on Development Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, in 1993, Over the past 30 years, Dr. Howlader has been involved in various research projects for the planning commission of GoB & different donor agencies like USAID/Dhaka, The Rockefeller Foundation, CIDA, The Asia Foundation, NORAD, URC, CARE, Management Sciences for Health (Boston), and The Futures Group International (USA), World Bank, Dhaka & Health Economics Unit of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Bangladesh Government, UNFPA, WHO, and DFID (Dhaka).

Md. Lutfor Rahman Chowdhury

Mr. Lutfor Rahman Chowdhury served in the Government for more than 30 years and retired as Secretary to the GoB. He has wide experience with the policy development of the public sector. He was involved with the formulation of the health, nutrition and population sector program (HNPSP). He was also involved with the policy formulation in connection with the health and population sector in IPRSP and PRSP.As Joint Secretary, he served with the local government division and was responsible for the water and sanitation sector in the ministry. He oversees the policy formulation of WASH sector and program operation of DPHE and WASAs. He also served as a member of the DWASA board. After retirement, Mr. Chowdhury worked with UNICEF and Save the Children - USA on an intermittent basis. He got his masters from Dhaka University and post graduation from the Netherlands.

Dr. Mohsin Uddin Ahmed

Dr. Mohsin Uddin Ahmed, MBBS, DCM, MPH is a medial professional with focus in public health and nutrition. He has completed his MPH from UK. He has extensive experience in working with the health service system in Bangladesh. He has worked with some renowned organizations in Bangladesh like ICDDR-B, Red Crescent etc. as operation researchers and public health specialist. Nutrition has been a key area of his work. He has also done significant work in the area of reproductive health.

Some of Our Report

Current Assignments and Events

  • November-December 2020
    Contract DIAKONIA Project Partners

    Strategic Plan Development for four long-term core partners of DIAKONIA Bangladesh

  • September-October 2019
    Contract with PLAN-Awaj

    COVID-19 and Women Empowerment in the RMG sector in Bangladesh

  • August-December 2020
    Contract with Abt Associates

    USAID supported BNA Baseline Survey in COX-Bazar District

  • August 2020- January,2021
    Contract with Abt Associates

    Annual Performance Survey: BNA FY 2020 in Zone of Influence (ZOI)

  • August-December 2020
    Contract with ACDI-VOCA

    Annual Performance Study USAID-RDC project

  • July - September 2020
    Contract with Helvetas

    Country Strategy Studies for SDC

  • September 2019 - March 2020
    Contract with ALRD

    Facilitate Organisational Strategic Plan Process 2021 - 25

  • October - December 2019
    Contract with Abt Associates

    USAID BNA baseline survey (1st baseline) on Food Security, Health and Women Empowerment

  • September - November 2019
    Contract with ALRD

    Strategic Planning 2020 to 2025 Conducting regional and central level workshops including documentation

  • August - October 2019
    Contract with Winrock International

    Impact Survey and Mid-term Evaluation of SAFETI Project

  • 15 April to 30 May 2019
    Contract with ICF-Macro, USA

    Remote and advance level data analysis support for a Media Survey conducted in central American country Honduras

  • March – May 2019
    Contract with Blast

    Final Evaluation of Workers’ Empowerment and Advocacy in the RMG Sectors (WEARS) Project

  • February - June 2019
    Contract with Profundo - Netherlands

    Conduct Labour Compliance study on Dhaka Metro Rail Project in association with Building Wood-workers International (BWI) affiliates in Bangladesh

  • January-May 2019
    Contract with Simavi, Netherlands

    RiTU Midline Survey in 149 Schools of Netrokona District

  • December 2018 - February 2019
    Contract with RJ for GFEMS

    Beneficiary Vulnerability Analysis and Engagement of CSE and CSEC 

  • October 2014-March 2017
    Contract with Winrock International

    Organizational Development and M&E Capacity Building of BCTIP project partners

  • October 2018 - January 2019
    Contract with Chance Swiss

    Assessment of the Extent of Protection of Rohinga Refugee Children in Ukhia and Teknaf Camps

  • August - December 2018
    Contract with Chemonics International Inc., USAID

    Conduct Satellite Spot Assessment of Smiling Sun Network.

  • October 2018 - February 2019
    Functionality and Sustainability Assessment of CSPs

    USAID`s AUHC project

  • May - August 2018
    Contract with Ecorys, UK

    Conduct impact assessment survey for Sharique project.

  • May - September 2018
    Contract with Start Fund Bangladesh (SFB)

    Conduct nationwide CSO mapping for emergency response.

  • January - March 2018
    Contract with Nutrition International (NI), Canada

    Conducting 6 Policy Dialogue Workshop on Salt Iodization at District level.

  • January 2018 - December 2019
    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Third Party Monitoring and Periodical Surveys for Sharique Phase-IV Program.

  • May - September 2017
    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Baseline Study of Sharique Phase-IV Project.

  • May - August 2017
    Contract with Pathfinder International, USA

    Capacity Assesment of 24 SH-NGOs.

  • April - September 2017
    Contract with ICF, USA

    FBS Users' Experience Study of Facebook Inc.,USA.

  • April 2017 - September 2017
    Contract with FNV, Netherland

    Household Survey on Livelihood Situation of family Garment's Workers.

  • February - March 2017
    Contract with Micronutrents Initiatives

    Policy Dialogue Workshop on Universsal Salt Iodization 6 Districts.

  • January - March 2017
    Contract with Stiching Simavi (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), The Netherlands

    Baseline Survey at Netrokona District.

  • November 2016 - December 2017
    Contract with ICT Division, MPTIT

    Professional Outsourcing Training and employment service.

  • August - December 2016
    Contract with Maxwell Stamps/UkAid

    Endline Perception Study of Community Legal Services (CLS) Programme

  • July 2016 - December 2017
    Contract With FNV Netherlands

    Contract With FNV Netherland. Conduct Study On Precarious Workers in all Five GUFs.

  • March - July 2016
    Contract with Fred Hollows Foundation

    (KAP) Survey and Gender Analysis in Barisal Division for SiB Project of Standard Chartered Bank

  • February - May 2016
    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Satisfaction Assessment of SDC's local governance project Sharique III

  • January - September 2016
    Contract with SOMO Netherlands

    Study on adult wages in the export-oriented garment industry and the relation with child labour and education

  • January - February 2016
    Contract with RTI International

    Mapping of Capacity Building Institutions in Bangladesh under USAID's Asia Support Services for Local Solutions

  • December 2015 - February 2016
    Contract with Development Alternatives Incorporated, USA

    Performance Management System Implementation, and conduct a Salary Survey

  • November - December 2014
    Contract with American Solidarity Center

    Evaluation of RMG sector project of US Department of State - DRL project

  • April 2014 - June 2017
    Contract with Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)

    Capacity Assessment and Capacity Buildning planning of USAID's Agricultral Value Chain (AVC) Project partners

  • April - June 2014
    Contract with IndustriALL Regional Office, Delhi

    Mapping on organizing RMG workers in Bangladesh (Dhaka city and surroundings)

  • March 2014 - June 2017
    Contract with Agro-inputs project, CNFA/USAID

    Organizational Capacity Assessment and Capacity Development of USAID supported Agro Inputs Project (AIP)

  • November 2013 - June 2017
    Contract with Winrock International under CREL/USAID

    Organizational Capacity Assessment for 18 potential partner NGOs of CREL project

  • Septemeber 2013 - February 2014
    Contract with SDF for World Bank Project

    Capacity Building of Nuton Jibon Project Staff - Strategic Capacity development plan plan, Staff skill development etc.

  • July - November 2013
    Contract with JICA Project Team rep by PADECO Co. Ltd.

    Action Research for Collaboration Between CBO and Comilla City Corporation

  • July - December 2013
    Contract with MDF Netherlands

    FNV Mondiaal Baseline 2013. International studies - Bangladesh with Peru, South Africa and Zimbabwe

  • June - October 2013
    Contract with Maxwell Stamps Ltd.

    Baseline Perception Survey of DfID supported Community Legal Service (CLS) Project

  • April 2012 - January 2013
    Contract with Chemonics Inc, USA

    Capacity Strengthening of 26 SSFP network NGOs

  • July 2009 - March 2014
    Contract with Aga Khan Foundation/CIDA

    Organizational Development of four civil society organizations

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