Agriculture and Rural Development Division(ARDD)
The Agriculture and Rural Development Division (ARDD) deals with issues related to agriculture, natural resources management, and rural development. Agriculture is defined broadly to include crops, livestock, forestry, and fisheries subsectors. Much of the environmental and climate change research also falls under the purview of this Division. Recent research of ARDD includes work on poverty monitoring, evaluation of microcredit, employment and labor market issues, agricultural land issues and the role of tenancy market, environment and climate change related issues, and rural energy situation in Bangladesh.
Dr. Kazi Ali Toufique, Research Director
Other Members of the Division:
Dr. Rushidan Islam Rahman, Research Director
Mrs. Mitali Parvin, Research Associate
Mohammad Riaz Uddin, Research Associate
Kashfi Rayan, Research Associate