View over the centre of Khuln

The dual crises: COVID 19 and climate change in Khulna city

This blog was written by Tanjil Sowgat and Shilpi Roy Khulna is…


Education and technology skills, Bangladesh. Credit: DFID/Ricci Coughlan

Neighbourhood effects on children’s educational opportunities: Insights from Bangladesh, India and Tanzania

This policy brief focuses on the effect that neighbourhoods have on the educational opportunities…


23rd ASEF Summer University: Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future - Open Call for Participation Launched

We were pleased to announce the launch the Open Call for Participants in the 23rd ASEF Summer…


Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future: New collaboration for SHLC and the Asia Europe Foundation

SHLC is delighted to announce that it is collaborating with the Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) in…


SHLC enters into co-operation with UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning

SHLC is very pleased to announce an agreement with UNESCO’s International Institute for…


Stream of people travelling from work towards home in Zirabo. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh.

Sustainability Challenges for Sprawling Dhaka

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Roy S, Sowgat T, Islam SMT, Anjum N.…


Prof. Tanjil Sowgat presenting the SHLC research findings at Khulna City Corporation. Credit: Khulna University

Meeting the Mayors of Dhaka and Khulna: New Hopes for Pragmatic Research

This blog was written Tanjil Sowgat and Shilpi Roy from Khulna University. The views expressed in…


Does building development in Dhaka comply with land use zoning? An analysis using nighttime light and digital building heights

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Rahman, M. M., Avtar, R., Ahmad, S.,…


Housing and industries are rapidly taking over the water bodies and agricultural lands in Borpa, Narayanganj, Dhaka. © 2020 SHLC Bangladesh.

Transformation of Agricultural Land and Waterbodies in Rapidly Urbanising Bangladesh: Recognising the Extent of Sustainability Concerns

This project, which was funded by SHLC’s Capacity Development Acceleration Fund, uses GIS-based…