Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS)



  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff101-250
  • Development BudgetLess than 1 Million
  • HeadquartersIndia
  • Founded1986
Established in 1986, the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) is a leading research and policy institute in the non-government sector of Bangladesh. It is independent, non-profit and specializes in policy analysis, action research and project implementation for sustainable development at local, national, regional and global levels. BCAS addresses sustainable development through the following interdisciplinary themes. They are:   Environment and climate change Good governance through people’s participation Poverty alleviation and sustainable livelihoods Economic growth Public-private partnership Sustainable markets The overall aim of BCAS is to provide guidance and practical solutions to promote sustainable development, eradicate poverty, improve access of the poor to resources and ensure social justice. BCAS tests dynamic ideas, develops models and gives practical solutions to problems in all areas that fall under the broad themes. These ideas have been replicated by NGOs, government departments, private sectors and UN agencies. Fields of Specialization   Natural resource management (land, water, fisheries, forestry, agriculture and biodiversity) Enhance resilience of natural and human systems Livelihood analysis, poverty reduction strategy and food security People’s participation, consensus building and conflict resolution Social mobilization and local capacity building Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Clean technology and pollution management Energy (conventional and renewable) Environmental education and health Institutional analysis and public-private partnership Global climate change and human dimension of global change Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) Trade, environment and sustainable development Social justice, equity and fairness Good governance and policy advocacy Environmental and Social Corporate Responsibility

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Staff at Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) have experience in


  • development
  • climate change
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • events / training


  • goal global


  • bangladesh
  • uganda
  • united states
  • thailand
  • denmark


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • Bangladesh (headquarters)
  • Dhaka
  • House # 10, Road # 16/A Gulshan Avenue,


Primary sectors

Climate Change
Research & Development
Monitoring / Evaluation
Anti-Poverty / Social Justice
Civil Rights
Diplomacy / Foreign Affairs
Water Policy
Capacity Building
Coastal Management

Contract Awards