Climte change is one of the pressing issues of current times and Banglasdesh is already recognized as the most vulnerable countries in the world. Climate chnage may cause the largest mass migration in the human history, anticipated by several newspaper articles. Therefore to assess the various aspect of climate induced migration in bnagladesh, two scholers from American Univerasity and Faculty members from Public Policy and Governance (PPG) Program of North South University undertook several and extensive focus group discussions in August 2017. A report on the outcome of the Focus Group Discussions has been prodiced. The link of the report is given bellow-
Citizens’ Charter 2010
The citizens’ charter survey was carried out in Bangladesh and Nepal simultaneously during November 2009 – February 2010. It was a household questionnaire survey with 1,000 sample size measuring citizen responsiveness and service delivery at city corporations and municipal levels in Bangladesh. The study covered only urban areas in 4 City Corporations-Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Rajshahi, and 4 Pourashabhas- Narayanganj, Gazipur, Satkhira and Sherpur.
Citizen's Trust in Public and Political Institutions in Bangladesh and Nepal 2009
This survey was carried out in 2009 in Bangladesh and Nepal to assess the level of citizen’s trust towards different public and private institution and services. This study covered 2,000 households and the method was personal interview with a person who is 18 or above in a household. After selecting 21 districts from 6 divisions (Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, and Sylhet) and deciding the number of interviews from a district, the sample was again divided on the basis of upazila (or sub-district), and respondents were randomly selected from households from 43 upazilas. The study measures citizens’ trust on public institutions, citizen responsiveness, quality of governance and perspective on politics.
Citizen's Trust in Public and Political Institutions in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal 2015
Administering the same questionnaire that was used in 2009, a follow up study was conducted on citizen’s trust in public and political institutions in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka in 2015 under the NORAD funded PGS project. Similar survey instruments have been administered in all three countries except a few country specific questions. The main objectives of the survey are to map and diagnose public sector dysfunctions of the countries; and to assess the satisfaction level of citizens towards different service delivery organizations as well as political and administrative institutions. The sample size was 2,800 for Bangladesh, 2,400 for Nepal and for Sri Lanka 1,800. The data collection of all these 3 countries has been completed and individual country report as well as cross country report will be published soon.
State of Democracy in South Asia (SDSA, Phase II) 2014
State of Democracy in South Asia (SDSA) phase II which was conducted in 2014 is a regional study to measure the level of citizens’ perception on democracy – democratic practices, norms and practices. With financial and technical support from Lokniti-CSDS, Delhi, India on training and administering survey instrument, MPPG Program at NSU, Dhaka, Bangladesh acted as partnering organization in conducting the research. The survey used standard Global Barometer instrument followed by country specific questions. The survey was cross sectional with a targeted population of 3000.
Some pictures of data collection by PPG enumerators at field level