Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00
Bangladesh: Delivering for Success at Scale Delivering for Success at Scale - a two day conference from 7 to 8 February 2017 at the BRAC Auditorium, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh - will build on the longstanding partnership between  BRAC, ICDDR,B and the Institute of Development Studies to explore the role of knowledge in the conceptualisation, design, delivery and management of development programmes and policies.Bangladesh has been a lead player in the use and integration of research .......
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 00:00
LANSA Knowledge Sharing SeminarBRAC INN Auditorium6 September 2016A half-day seminar on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition titled “Nexus between agriculture and nutrition: Bangladesh case” was organised on 6thSeptember 2016 at the BRAC Inn auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The seminar was hosted under the “Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA)” programme, an international research partnership, funded by DFID. The aim of the seminar was to inform the agriculture and .......
Friday, 30 September 2016 00:00
http://research.brac.net/new/component/k2/lansa  Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) is a research programme that is exploring the ways in which agriculture and agri-food systems, policies and strategies can be better designed to reduce malnutrition.LANSA aims to find solutions that will improve nutrition outcomes for young women and children in South Asia.For details please see the attached Brochure:For further information on LANSA, please visit .......
Sunday, 04 September 2016 00:00
  ||Summary of Presentations || Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions: A Case Study on Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato as Food Fortification Initiative in Bangladesh By Dr. Siarjul Islam, AFSP, BRAC Vitamin A deficiency is a major problem in Bangladesh. More importantly, subclinical vitamin A deficiency among pre-school aged children was classified as a public health problem in rural Bangladesh. High levels of vitamin A deficiency are associated with increased risk of mortality in .......
Sunday, 04 September 2016 00:00
9.00 – 9.25 Registration9.30 – 9.40 Welcome note and Introduction to LANSA Prof. Abdul Bayes, Director RED, BRAC and Team Lead, LANSA-BRAC9.40 – 10.05 Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions: A Case Study on Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato as Food Fortification Initiative in BangladeshBy Dr. Sirajul Islam, BRACOpen discussion10.05 – 10.30 Agriculture, Nutrition, and Gender Linkages (ANGeL) Project in Bangladesh: An Initiative by the Ministry of AgricultureBy Dr. Akhter Ahmed .......
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:00
Assessment of the Impact of Reading Glasses on Livelihood and Quality of Life in the Context of Rural BangladeshFarzana Sehrin and Anita Sharif ChowdhuryDate: 14 August 2016; Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Proposal PresentationAbstractClear vision is a precondition to remain economically productive and at the same time enjoy a quality life. One of the vision related emerging public health problems in Bangladesh is presbyopia, as one-fifth .......
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 00:00
R E D S E M I N A RImpact of BRAC WASH I Programme’s Implementation Services and Sustainability: Studies from 2007 to 2015Nepal C Dey, Tahera Akter, Ratnajit Saha and Mahmood ParvezDate: 11 August 2016; Time: 02:00 am to 03:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Findings PresentationAbstractThis post-end line study aimed to identifying the current status of access to water in terms of quantity and quality, sanitation and hygiene practices in WASH-I intervention .......
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:00
A follow-up Survey on Smoking in Rural Areas of BangladeshFahmida Akter, Umme Salma Mukta, Tridib Roy Choudhury and Md Mahfuzar Rahman, REDDate: 03 August 2016; Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Findings PresentationAbstract Despite the significant awareness regarding the prevention and control on smoking mediated health hazards in recent years, it still remains as a leading causes of preventable death. BRAC Research and Evaluation Division .......
Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00
Improving Adolescent Girls Empowerment: Theatre for Change in Practice and AwarenessM Showkat Gani and Samir Ranjan NathDate: 21 July 2016; Time: 02:30 to 03:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)  Research Findings Presentation AbstractStimulating Theatre for Adolescent Girls Empowerment (STAGE) is an initiative of BRAC under its Adolescent Development Programme (ADP). This cross-sectional study aims to assess the effectiveness of STAGE intervention in reducing some .......
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00
Socio-psychological Status of TUP BeneficiariesRumana Ali, Nahida Akter, Towhida Islam and Taznim Jahan SukhiDate: 19 June 2016; Time: 01:30 to 02:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor)Research Proposal PresentationAbstractTargeting the Ultra Poor (TUP) is one of the mainstream development services of BRAC. The aim of TUP is to assist the ultra-poor to improve their livelihoods and bring about positive changes in succeeding economic, social and inspiring changes. Initiated .......