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Bangladesh Priorities 


Project Summary


BRAC Research and Evaluation Division and the Copenhagen Consensus Center has jointly undertaken the Bangladesh Priorities project which is working with stakeholders across Bangladesh to find, analyse, rank and disseminate the best solutions for Bangladesh. The main objective of the project is to identify development challenges for Bangladesh, outline the solutions and suggest the smart solutions (based on techniques of cost-benefit analysis) to overcome these challenges. Bangladeshis across the country has been engaged under this project to discover the biggest challenges. Through readers of newspapers, along with rural Bangladeshis, academics, NGOs, politicians, international organisation and businesses, a list of the top solutions for Bangladesh will be collated, while generating a strong interest in the whole project. For each of the identified challenges, the project is engaged with some of the world’s and the region’s top economists to identify the best possible solutions. Once research is complete, various stakeholders across the country will undertake prioritization of solutions informed by costs and benefits. The results of these prioritisations will be shared widely, with the aim of nudging future government and development spending towards the smartest solutions.



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BRAC - CEGA Learning Collaborative

The BRAC-CEGA Learning Collaborative is a research partnership committed to increasing rigorous programme evaluation and professional development of the next research leaders within BRAC. BRAC RED has an MoU with the University of California, Berkeley

Contact Person

Andrew Jenkins

Donor Liaison Officer and

Coordinator Impact Assessment Unit 

BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED)

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Telephone: +88029881265 Ext. 5448 

Mobile : +8801715007244

Further info:


Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University, Bonn, Germany.

-Technology (ex‐ante) assessment and farm household segmentation for inclusive poverty reduction and sustainable growth in agriculture (TIGA) project funded by BMGF.

- AG‐WATSAN Nexus Research Project funded by BMGF.

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

- Technology adoption and food security in rural Bangladesh project funded by International Growth Center (IGC).
- Improving educational outcomes of female and disadvantaged school students: randomized experiments to evaluate efficacy of greater parental involvement and supplementary teaching-A project funded by AUSAID.

International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

- Impact evaluation of credit programs for tenant farmers 


Collaboration Contact for ZEF, Monash University and 3ie:

 Dr. Mohammad Abdul Malek

 Coordinator, Agricultural Economics Research Unit, BRAC RED

& Visiting Senior Research at ZEF, Bonn University, Germany

Cell: +88-01727828635 Tel: +88029881265+88029881265, Ext: 3707
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Collaboration contact from RED:


Barnali Chakraborty
Senior Research Fellow
Food Security and Nutrition Unit
Research and Evaluation Division
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