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Md. Anwar Hossain

Md. Anwar Hossain

Md. Anwar Hossain, Lecturer, Department of Geography and Environement, University of Dhaka. and Life Member and Research Associate, Centre for Urban Studies (CUS), Dhaka

+880 1911463312 anwar.geo.du@gmail.com
+880 2 8120047 [ Download CV ]

Short Biography

  • Strengthening Democratic Local Governance: An Investigation into the Roles and Authorities of Local Governments in Bangladesh

Position                 : Research Associate
Duration                : November 2011 to upto date

                Responsibilities    : Literature review, Conduction of Regional Level Case Studies, Focus Group Discussions, Case Study and FGD Report Preparations.

  • Conducting an Indicative Baseline Survey of Landuse in Pilot Areas and a Pilot Demonstration on Landuse Zoning for Sustainable Land Management under Sustainable Land Management Project (SLMP).

Position                 : GIS & Database Expert

Duration                : January 2012 to March 2012

                Responsibilities    : Designing the SLM techniques, field strategy design, and to assist the GIS team.

  • Mapping Urban Poor Settlements and Vacant Lands in 27 UPPRP Towns under Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) Project.

Position                 : GIS & Database Expert and GIS Team Coordinator

Duration                : August 2010 to December 2011

                Responsibilities    : Major responsibilities are the coordination and monitoring the GIS team, GIS data             evaluation and management, Designing the database structure for analysis, Finalization of maps, and         Preparation of City poverty reports. Beside the GIS based duties, also have to coordinate and monitor                field works.


  • Survey and Study of Fire Fighting Systems in High Rise Buildings at Dhaka City

Position                 : Research Assistant (GIS & Database Analyst)

Duration                : January 2010 to July 2010

Responsibility       : Literature review, Methodology and filed strategy design, GIS Mapping, Data analysis,      report preparation.

  • City Cluster Economic Development in South Asian Countries: A Case of Dhaka Capital Region

Position                 : Research Assistant

Duration                : November 2008 to August 2009

Responsibility       : Literature review, GIS Mapping, Data analysis, Data Presentation, and to assist core          team in   report preparation.