Sarder Shafiqul Alam

Senior Programme Coordinator


Sarder Shafiqul Alam is the Coordinator of Urban Climate Change Programme at the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) and Country Coordinator of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in Bangladesh. Previously he worked with Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) in different projects as Research Fellow. He has over 34 years of experience of research, capacity building, project implementation, monitoring and organizing international conference. He has gathered wide ranging experiences of designing and implementation of research projects on natural resources management, climate change adaptation, review LDCs prepared NAPA documents, urban climate change, poverty alleviation and livelihood promotion, agricultural development, stakeholder analysis and consensus building of local capacity, partnership building, policy and institutional analysis and organizing international conferences and workshops. He has coordinated and supervised more than 30 field based research projects. He has developed Training Manual and Handout on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), Urban Resilience to Climate Change (URCC) and Environmental Protection. He facilitated over hundred sixty training workshops for Government Officials, INGOs, NGOs, LGIs and local communities in Bangladesh and abroad. He coordinated several number field visits for about one thousand participants of International Conferences on Community Based Adaptation to Climate change in Vietnam, Katmandu, Kenya and Tanzania. He organized national and international conference and workshops CCA and URCCA. He participated in many international conferences on climate change issues. He published articles on various topics related to climate change, urban, water and fisheries in different books and journals.