Research for Knowledge and Development

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Research for Knowledge and Development

DEW has a strong, cohesive pool of professional researchers engaged in research activities with several reputed national and international organizations. The aim of this programme is to analyze and identify the social problems faced by the under privileged and marginalized people and to design development support services.

Research Areas
The main areas of research activities- Livelihoods, Education, Basic Services, Climate Change, Arts & crafts, Indigenous Communities, Fair Trade, Business Development Services (BDS) and Challenges of Religious Fundamentalism.



DEW has implemented a research project titled “An Actor Oriented approach to NR Sector value addition: investigating post harvest networks and coalitions to enhance livelihoods in the Bangladeshi char lands” funded by DFID/CPHP-NRI”.  DEW also completed some other researches like “Review of the River Basin Programme of Oxfam GB”, “Essential Service of Haor Areas and Way Forward”, Market Chain of Handicraft Sector in Bangladesh”  and many others.




DEW Vision

A society where all people will enjoy equal rights, equitable access to employment and adequate resources necessary for their livelihoods and will live in dignity.

DEW Mission

DEW is dedicated to improving livelihoods security of the poor segments of the society in Bangladesh through increasing their participation (particularly women) in small scale economic activities by creating the provision of a range of business and life skills for them.

Contact us

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