Profile of Dr. Firdousi Naher

Profile of Dr. Firdousi Naher

Dr. Firdousi Naher
Professor
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: naher.firdousi@gmail.com
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University India 2000
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
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Research Interest
Subject Description
Agriculture, Food Security, Nutrition, Social Protection, Poverty, Urban informal sector, Urban decentralisation
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
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Project/Research Work
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Invited Talk
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Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Post Doctoral Fellow International Food Policy Research Institute Dhaka & Washington DC 01-03-2011 28-02-2013 Bangladesh Strategy Research and Policy Support Program
Economist International Food Policy Research Institute Dhaka 01-06-2002 31-12-2003 SHAHAR project on urban livelihoods
Senior Economist BRAC Dhaka 01-02-2001 30-04-2002 Worked at the Research & Evaluation Division
Consultant International Labour Organisation New Delhi 01-10-1999 31-12-1999 Worked with the South Asia Multi-disciplinary Advisory Team (ILO/SAAT)
Consultant International Rice Research Institute Dhaka At various points of time worked on food security and nutrition issues
Book
1
Bandyopadhyay, Simanti; Naher, Firdousi; Sharma, Aishna Towards Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Urban Decentralisation in India and Bangladesh. Atlanta: Georgia State University, 2020 .
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Dizon, F Jr F; Ahmed, M M; Chaudhery, D N; Hoque, N; Joshi, V; Mustafiz, M; Naher, Firdousi; Perng, J T T; Rahman, A; Waid, J; Wang, Z. Food for improved Nutrition in Bangladesh. Washington D. C.: The World Bank, 2019 .
3
Ahmed, A. U., K. Ahmad, V. Chou, R. Hernandez, P. Menon, F. Naeem, F. Naher, W. Quabili, E. Sraboni, and B. Yu. The Status of Food Security in the Feed the Future Zone and Other Regions of Bangladesh: Results from the 2011-2012 Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey. Dhaka: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013 .
4
Naher, Firdousi and Mushtaque A. Chowdhury To Produce or not to Produce: Tackling the Tobacco Dilemma. Dhaka: BRAC Printers, 2002 .
Book Section
1
Ahmed, Akhter, Ricardo Hernandez, Firdousi Naher "Adoption of Stress-tolerant Rice Varieties in Bangladesh." Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Small holders in Agricultural Development. Franz Gatsweiler and Joachim von Braun (eds.) Springer International, 2016 .
2
Naher, Firdousi "Combating Poverty and Malnutrition in Bangladesh." Reforming Indian Agriculture: Towards Employment Generation and Poverty Reduction. Shankar K. Bhaumik (ed.) New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2008 .
Journal Article
1
Naher, Firdousi, Barkat-e-Khuda, Shaikh S. Ahmed and Mahabub Hossain. : How Nutrition-friendly are Agriculture and Health Policies in Bangladesh?, Food and Nutrition Bulletin , vol.35 , no.1 , 2014 .
2
Meenakshi, J.V., N. L. Johnson, V. M. Manyong, Hugo DeGroote, Josyline Javelosa, David R. Yanggen, Firdousi Naher, Carolina Gonzalez, James GarcĂ­a, Erika Meng : How Cost-effective is Biofortification in Combating Micronutrient Malnutrition? An Ex ante Assessment, World Development , vol.38 , no.1 , 2010 .
3
Naher, Firdousi and Shaikh S. Ahmed : Socio-economic Determinants of Dietary Diversity and Diet Quality: Evidence from Bangladesh, Social Studies Review , 2006 .
4
Hossain, Mahabub, Firdousi Naher and Quazi Shahabuddin : Food Security and Nutrition in Bangladesh: Progress and Determinants, Journal of Agricultural and Development Economics , vol.2 , no.2 , 2005 .
5
Hossain, Mahabub, Aldas Janaiah, Muazzem Hosain and Firdousi Naher : The Seed Delivery System in Bangladesh: Institutional and Policy Issues, Bangladesh Development Studies , vol.27 , no.4 , 2001 .
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Naher, Firdousi : The Green Revolution in Bangladesh: Production Stability and Food Self-sufficiency, Economic and Political Weekly , vol.32 , no.26 , 1997 .
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