Urban

PPRC has emerged as one of the key players in addressing critical knowledge gaps and advocating for a holistic perspective on urban challenges – migration and labor markets, urban finance, access to services and urban poverty. Through a series of studies, PPRC has been contributing to building a multi-dimensional urban data-base and discourse in Bangladesh. The Centre organized two international conferences in 2012 and 2016 on urban dynamics and urban poverty respectively and has been working to build a meso-level urban agenda in partnership with mayors of secondary cities.

Project

BANGLADESH URBAN STUDIES
Year: 2009-2016

A three-phase urban study to address the limitations in Bangladesh urban agenda and foster a scaled-up engagement on urban issues and enhancing the capacity of urban poverty statistics.

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Event

URBAN POVERTY: CHALLENGES OF PERSPECTIVE & ACTION
Year: 2016

Professor of Architecture, Adnan Morshed speaks on the need for a more multidimensional approach to understanding poverty in one of the conference plenary sessions.

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Publications

THE URBAN SPECTRUM: METROPOLITAN TO MOFUSSIL
Year: 2016

The Urban Spectrum is captured through three independent chapters on Dhaka city, Chittagong city and a sample of fourteen municipalities…

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