Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00
The concluding seminar of the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) programme, will be held on 23 July 2018 from 10 am to 1:30 pm at the BRAC Inn Conference Room, Dhaka.LANSA, an international research partnership, funded by UKaid, has been working to study how agriculture and food-related interventions can be better designed to improve nutrition, particularly for children and adolescent girls in South Asia. BRAC as the Bangladesh partner of LANSA, undertook innovative .......
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 00:00
IDS Bulletin on Value Chains for Nutrition in South Asia launches on 7 February 2018 Malnutrition is everyone’s problem argues latest IDS bulletin As one in three people are affected, and virtually every country on this planet is facing a serious public health challenge due to malnutrition, the latest IDS Bulletin calls for actors from across sectors to work together to tackle the global epidemic. The causes for malnutrition are multiple, ranging from food insecurity to inadequate .......
Thursday, 14 December 2017 00:00
BRAC-UBS Shishu Niketan School Project: A Baseline Study Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen Yasmin and Anwar Hossain Date: 17 December 2017; Time: 09:30 am to 10:30 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) Research Findings Presentation Abstract BRAC Education Programme (BEP), in collaboration with BRAC-UK, has established 15 low-cost, fee-paying schools called Shishu Niketan in 15 district towns of Bangladesh in 2017. This initiative aims to provide quality primary education to the .......
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:00
Strategic Transformation of BEP: An Investigation into the Process Rasel Babu, Tanjeeba Chowdhury, Utpal Mallick and Md. Iftikhar-Ul-Karim Date: 13 December 2017; Time: 02:30 pm to 04:30 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) Research Findings Presentation Abstract BRAC has been passing through a strategic transformation. BEP is coping with this transformation process through shifting its operational approach from philanthropic to cost recovery and enterprise modes .......
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 00:00
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in Bangladesh LANSA-BRAC knowledge sharing event on 12 December 2017 A half-day seminar on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in Bangladesh, to be held on 12 December 2017 from 10 am to 1:30 pm at the BRAC Inn Conference Room, Dhaka.The seminar will be hosted under the “Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA)” programme, an international research partnership, funded by DFID. LANSA has been working to study how agriculture and .......
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 .......