Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan is a faculty member of Political Science at the University of Dhaka since February 18th, 2013. His expertise lies in Political Economy, International Trade and Finance, studying various forms of Internal and International Migration, Adaptation to Climate Change, Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Development, Migrants' rights and Well-being. Previously, he served RMMRU as a Research Associate. He has worked across several research projects in collaboration with the University of Exeter, Sussex, Southampton and other research units, primarily focused on International Labour Migration, Internal Migration (Climate-Induced Migration & Displacement), Adaptation to Climate Change, Sustainable Cities and Inclusive Urban Development. His most recent publications
'Human security of urban migrant populations affected by length of residence and environmental hazards'. Journal of Peace Research’. (Accepted in June 2020 & due to publish in January 2021) Manuscript ID JPR-19-0488.R2 (Co-authored by Adger, W. N., de Campos, R. S., Siddiqui, T., Szaboova, L., Rocky, M.H., Bhuiyan, M.R.A., and Billah, T.
'Policy Opportunities and Constraints for Addressing Urban Precarity of Migrant Populations'. Global Policy. Special Issue’. (Co-authored) Siddiqui, T., Szaboova, L., Adger, W. N., de Campos, R.S., Bhuiyan, M.R.A., Billah, T. (2020) (Published Online: 15 October 2020 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1758-5899.12855
‘Migration and Household Adaptation in Climate-Sensitive Hotspots in South Asia’ Current Climate Change Reports (2020) (Co-authored) Maharjan, A., de Campos, R.S., Singh, C., Das, S., Srinivas, A., Bhuiyan, M.R.A et al. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40641-020-00153-z
‘Situating migration in planned and autonomous adaptation practices to Climate change in Bangladesh’ (Co-authored) in Bhagat, R. and Rajan, I. edited Routledge Book of ‘Climate Change Vulnerability and Migration, South Asian Migration Series, Routledge, 2017
Deans Award (Faculty of Social Sciences) University of Dhaka
Political Theory, Political Economy, Globalization and International Trade, Governance, Human Security, Migration, Refugee movements, Climate Change Adaptation, Sustainable Development: R
Level of Study
Name of Student(s)
Area of Research
MSc Thesis on 'Understanding the Well-being issues of internal migrants in a city (Chittagong): How gender and ethnicity matters?
Dr. Thomas Chaigneau
Dr. Lucy Szaboova
Based on the fieldwork in a South Asian rapidly urbanising city Chattogram (also known as Chittagong) of Bangladesh, this thesis explores the problems that different groups of migrants face in everyday city lives and identifies the important issues for their well-being. With a focus on low-income labour
Source of Fund
To what extent the migration intermediaries are responsible for the precarity that Bangladeshi migrants faces in migration processing and employment in Malaysia and how that impacts the migration outcomes?
GCRF & Coventry University
International labour Migrant Recruitment Practices
Safe and Sustainable Cities: Human Security, Migration and Well-being
Safe and Sustainable Cities: Human Security, Migration and Well-being
University of Exeter
Resilient and Inclusive Urban Development
Climate Migration Study of Resilient and Inclusive Urban Development’ (September – December, 2014)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Deltas, Climate Change, Migration, Adaptation
Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECCMA 2014-2018)
Department for International Development (DFID), UK Govt. and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canadian Govt.
University of Southampton, IWFM- BUET
Climate Change, Migration
Climate Induced Migration in Bangladesh
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), UK.
University of Sussex
Migrants Rights to Information and Services (RMMRU – MRIS)
Manusher Jonno Foundation, DFID
Emergency return of Bangladeshi Migrants from Libya and developing skill base database of returnees
Migrating Out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium (RPC) of the University of Sussex, UK
No invited talk is found
Collaboration & Membership Name
Membership Expire Year
Bangladesh Association of Science
Department of Political Science Alumni Association
2012 to Onwards
2012 - 2013,Co-researcherBuilding evidence of climate change-induced migration in Bangladesh, (CDKN, Bangladesh) .The project was implemented by the Centre for Migration Research at the University of Sussex in partnership with RMMRU and was commissioned by CDKN, UK. The project entailed the collection and analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data on the impact of climate change on human displacement, as well as a review of the existing policy framework and interventions underway in Bangladesh.
Tasneem Siddiqui and Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan) Emergency return of Bangladeshi migrants from Libya.
Centre for Non-traditional Security (NTS) Studies at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS),
NTS Working Paper Series No. 9; April 2013
Co-authored by Siddiqui, T., Bhuiyan, M.R.A., Das. P.K., Chakraborty., G. and Rocky, M.H Accommodating Migration in Climate Change Adaptation- A GBM Delta Bangladesh Perspective.
IWFM and RMMRU, Dhaka,
Tasneem Siddiqui and Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan "Impact of Arab Spring on Migrants: The case of Bangladeshi returnees from Libya."
Bangladesh in International Relations 2012-2013.
Abrar. C R edited
Dhaka (Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA):
Tasneem Siddiqui and Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan "Situating migration in planned and autonomous adaptation practices to Climate change in Bangladesh."
Climate Change Vulnerability and Migration, South Asian Migration Series.
Bhagat, R. and Rajan, I.
Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan: Migration as an adaptation strategy: Governing environmentally induced migration in Bangladesh,
Bangladesh Political Science Review,,
Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan: Political Instability in the Middle East and emergency repatriation of Bangladeshi Migrants and its economic consequences: A study on returnee migrants from Libya’,
Bangladesh Unnayan Samikkhya (BUS) Journal of BIDS,
Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan: Changing dimensions of security: An analysis,
Bangladesh Political Science Review (BPSR),,
Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan: Globalisation and the Crisis of State Sovereignty” (co-authored);,
Bangladesh Political Science Review (BPSR), Dhaka,
Adger, W. N., de Campos, R. S., Siddiqui, T., Szaboova, L., Rocky, M.H., Bhuiyan, M.R.A. and Billah, T.: 'Human security of urban migrant populations affected by length of residence and environmental hazards',
Journal of Peace Research,
(Co-authored) Maharjan, A., de Campos, R.S., Singh, C., Das, S., Srinivas, A., Bhuiyan, M.R.A et al.: Migration and Household Adaptation in Climate-Sensitive Hotspots in South Asia2020,
Current Climate Change Reports (2020),
Co-authored) Siddiqui, T., Szaboova, L., Adger, W. N., de Campos, R.S., Bhuiyan, M.R.A., Billah, T. (2020): 'Policy Opportunities and Constraints for Addressing Urban Precarity of Migrant Populations'.,