MD. SHAMSUL HAQUE
He had been working in the field of the agricultural sector for a long time. He did by education at Bangladesh Agriculture University, Mymensing, and MSc (Agri-extension from the University of Reading UK. After ending his education, He joined with Ministry of agriculture as a Thana extension officer and accordingly He scale his service carrier and took retired as a deputy secretary from the Ministry of Agriculture in 2001. During his service period, He was involved with planning, implementing evaluation, and supervising any development program. Preparation and execution of annual development plan. Development project proposal (DPP) and technical Assistance project proposal (TAPP) preparation, DPP, and TAPP implementation. Having experience working in Field Administration, management, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and supervision. Guidance to the field officer regarding their working activities. Planning and preparing training courses, training module, training materials, and teaching aids. The outstanding capability of organizing meetings, seminars, workshops, training, and public interviews. Comprehensive knowledge about existing policies and practices of socio-economic development of Bangladesh. Confidence in leading a team, how to train, motivate and administer a team to reach to the expected organizational goal. Excellent expected organizational goal. Excellent expertise in drafting official letters, memos, summaries, and reports. During his service period, He visited Thailand, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, China, Korea, the United Kingdom and Yugoslavia. This is to be noted that as a civil servant He has 30 years of service experience in both field administration and different Ministries’ departments. After retirement from Govt service, have working experience as a member of the DPP & TAPP preparation team. He is a Member of Krishibid Institute of Bangladesh, Lions Club International, 3. Past president, Chawkbazar lions club, Dhaka and past District Co-Chairmen.
Sardar Arif Uddin
He has over twenty three years professionally experienced in designing, guiding and leading program and projects operation on number of development issues i.e. Localization, Extreme Poverty, WASH, Nutrition, Disability Inclusion, Youth & Community Leadership Development, Health Governance, DRR, Emergency and Humanitarian Response, concentrated to integration of citizen’s participation in development process and enhanced their capacity. He created social harmony, promoted networks and advocacy process, engaged with partnership management and implementation the program/project through Natioal and Local NGOs, Networks, CSO (Civil Soceity Organizations). He is working with StarFund Bangladesh (SFB), supportinng the localization process of Local Coalition Accelerator (LCA) funded by LCA/Share Trust as consultnat. previously he worked with ActionAid –Bangladesh, PKSF (Polli Karma Shayak Foundation, Government Autonomus Development agency), with FCDO and EU funded PPEPP (Pathways to Prosperity for Extremely Poor) mega project (120 M€), UNICEF on Rohingya Influx, Level-3 emergency program as Capacity Development Specialist under Communication for Development (C4D) section at Cox’s Bazar. He was engaged with different International & Government agencies in different position i.e Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) in Counterpart International, Director-Policy Advocacy at Water Aid Bangladesh, Advisor- Community Mobilization at CARE Bangladesh, Theme Leader (Social Development and Economic Justice) at ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB). He completed Masters in Population Sciences (MPS), University of Dhaka (DU), Dhaka, Masters in Public Health (MPS), Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB), Masters in Anthropology (MSS), Jahangir Nagar University (JU), Dhaka, Bachelor in Anthropology (BSS), Jahangir Nagar University (JU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He also academically received masters training on Social Anthropology, Public Health, Population Sciences and further received professional training on Human Rights, Leadership Development, Community Based Development (CBD) and Social Behavioral Change and Communication (SBCC) from abroad (i.e. Canada-Coady, Netherlands, Japan, and India.
Debarati Bhattacharya is a citizen of West Banglae , India, at present she is in Scotland, United Kingdom. Currently, she is working with Shakti Women’s Aid Edinburgh as an Outreach Case/Capacity building worker for women and children facing domestic abuse and forced marriage which is a Scottish Charity for marginal migrant women. Specially, she is a lawyer. She completed a student internship for 8 weeks with Chess Solicitors, London in the field of Immigration and Asylum Law in the UK. This internship helped her gain exposure to the workings of UK law firms and practical knowledge of immigration law and client handling. Also helped her apply academic knowledge of legal research and case studies acquired while completing her LLM. She held a University Approved Dissertation on “Child Pornography-Regulation and Challenges” under Cyber Law in 2021 from National Law School University, Bangalore, India which also added to her knowledge and exposure to research methodology, data collection analysis and presentation. It added to her analytical skills. She has some legal experiences as an advocate of Bar Council of West-Bengal, India, i.e. advocacy, Case preparation and litigation in Family Court and Magistrate court; working on gender based violence cases and gender imbalance; preparing draft, deeds, agreements, legal pleadings, and other legal documents; drafting of formal complaints or charges in Domestic Violence cases and compensation claims; represent clients in divorce cases from seeking divorce orders to financial provisions and custody of children; experience in representing cases in Consumer Forums; and rendered Pro bono consultancy services for women and children’s rights in a law firm (Advocates’ Council) in West-Bengal, India for minority population. She attended seminars, meetings and taken webinars (during Covid-19) on Human Rights and gender imbalance. Ms. Debarati Bhattacharyya completed LL.B. from Calcutta University (Special Papers: Labour law and Taxation)1991, B.Sc. from Calcutta University (Life -Science)-1986 and she also graduated from the University of Dundee, U.K. with Merit in LLM in Business and Human Rights Law.
Zakia Begum completed M.A. in Bangla from University of Dhaka along with B.A from University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. She is working as an independent Development Professional having more than 35 years experiences with multidisciplinary, national and international organizations like PROMOTE, ESTEEM, South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh, COMMUNICA, Global 2000. She has expertise in training need assessment, manual development, study design and study conduction, strategic planning, Social Development, Training Facilitation regarding different cross cutting issues Like as, Training of Trainers (TOT), Health and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Disaster Management, Gender and women’s development, Human Rights Child Rights, SRHR, Leadership development, Advocacy and communication, Social mobilization, Entrepreneurship Development, Supervision and monitoring etc. Work experience in secondary and primary education, population and development, Behavioral change communication, rights approach. She has working experience with both Government and Non-government organizations in the field of Education, Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, Health and Nutrition, Health and Population, HIV and AIDS, Mother and Child Health Care (MCH), Gender and Development, Transgender issues, Violence Against Women issues, Child and Human Rights, WATSAN, SRHR, Communication, Ethnic Minority of Hill and plain land, Advocacy Disaster & Emergency Response. A highly effective project management with a wide range of technical expertise, facilitation and consultancy skills. She has excellent training and facilitation skills on various development issues including Participatory Learning and Action (PRA/PLA), Steeping Stones. Experience in Training Facilitation, Training Needs Assessment (TNA), development of training plan, Develop Modules, Manuals, and Curriculum etc. and Conduct training Follow-up and Evaluation. She has experience in conducting Appraisal, Review, Evaluation and Impact assessment of development project and program. In depth understanding of how international agencies such as the OXFAM UN agency (UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO ICDDRB) work and interface with Government, development partners and both national and international charities (non-government organizations). She developed broad expertise on Institutional Capacity Building, which comprises designing and facilitation of different participatory tools for Community Action Planning (CAP) to improve sanitation and hygiene situation in rural and urban areas of Bangladesh intensively working with Union Parishad (LGI-rural) and Municipality (Urban) under DANIDA, UNDP, UNICEF. She also developed and supervised more than 20 types of training modules on different aspects of institutional capacity building
Mr. Naresh C. Madhu
During his service, he has been working in different environment almost independently in the field of socio-economic development/poverty alleviation, and organization at grassroots level for sustainable development of the poor. He has also exposure in organizing training/ workshops/discussion session for the management and filed level staff of different NGOs and also grassroots people thus gaining long experience in GO-NGO partnership in development. He has the long experience in the field of training and also have the expertise to work with development organizations and also with the training-based organizations. During his working span he has to develop training manual, conducted training and also have to take steps to develop a training cell along with training needs assessment of the staff. Have the experiences to work with others training institute-based organization, like Communica, PRIPTRUST and SAP-Bangladesh. On the other hand, while he was receiving training from home and abroad he has a keen observance about the institute and management systems and organization development. At present He is the team leader of ADAB resource pool, President of Bangladesh Trainers Foru. From the very beginning, he has been working for organization development and also conducted series of Organization Capacity Assessment workshops and also organizational development training and workshop. Basically, he is master training of different issues. He has been conducting training on project proposal writing, Advocacy, and lobbying, project cycle management, Out-impact– orientation, Organization development, OIO, sales and motivation, Communication and Facilitation, Strategic Planning, Resources Mobilization and other issues-based training. He has a good educational background, he did master’s in Zoology from Dhaka university, BSS from National university, LLB from National University, Diploma in community-based development from Canada, a Master in public health from USA, MBA from the open university. Last 35 years he has been working in the field of development and having working experience with national and international organization.