CSD makes its research available through regular reports, books and journal articles. Over the last 10 years we have had 3 reports, 6 books, chapter contribution to 2 books and 23 articles in peer reviewed international journals. Most of these are available online and are categorized according to year below.

Policy Brief Series:

Policy Brief on role of Universities in Achieving SDGs

Policy Brief on Introduction to The Circular Economy


Brochure and Newsletter









Sex Workers and their Children in Bangladesh: Address- ing Risks and Vulnerabilities: A compilation of research conducted as part of the LEADR Project. Editors: Daniel M. Sabet, Tawhidur Rahman and Sate Ahmad. 2012.
This book focuses on voice to the country’s trafficking victims, sex workers, and the children of sex workers and the way towards more effective societal and governmental responses to the challenges they face. It contains find- ings of research work of Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), funded by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) as part of the Liberation and Empowerment: Attaining Dignity and Rights for Sex Workers and their Children in Bangladesh (LEADR) Project in partnership with Action Aid Bang- ladesh.
Study on Impact of Contractual Dairy Farming (ISBN 978- 3-659-52143-0) by Md. Shafiqul Islam
This book gives clear idea on innovative project on contractual dairy farming and effective livelihood approaches for poverty alleviation of the remote rural poor communities. Contractual dairy farming could be the solution of poverty and the sources of daily bread for the helpless poor in the northwest region of Bangladesh. The book reflects the status of livelihoods indicating economic impact, social and in the context of environment.
Present Status of Homestead Nursery of CARE-LIFT Pro- ject: A Case Study in Patuakhali, Bangladesh (ISBN 978-3- 659-14495-0) by Md. Shafiqul Islam
This book provides glimpse on bio-intensive nursery raising techniques and management options in the homestead nursery especially in the rural areas. Homestead nursery is a profitable business by investing less. This is family labor based enterprise and creates self-employment opportunity. Homestead nursery can ensure regular incomes for household members. Mulching op- tion with grasses and straws can reduce salinity of soil and conserve moisture reducing water stress.
Organic Farming Guideline for Green Perspective: A Case of Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Limited (ISBN 978-3-659-22837-7) by Md. Shafiqul Islam. 2012
This book gives a picture on organic farming practices. Organic farming is a holistic approach and combination of series of activities including cultural practices, crop rotations, soil fertility management through legumes, green manuring and composting. It also guide you how to start organic farming for crop nourishment and aspect of biological pest control. You can learn about insect repellent crops and how to maintain ecological balance for healthy en- vironment. Organic food is very tastier and long life supporting option on the earth.
Mobilizing Communities for Disaster Risk Reduction – The Case of Bangladesh by Dr. Rathana PVDH, Md. Ehsanul Kabir and Md. Shafiqul Islam
This report presents the findings of a research conducted in 5 districts of Bang- ladesh, from February to August 2010, where DIPECHO partners are carrying out Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) projects. The report articulates a thorough understanding of the existing practices and challenges of community mobilization for volunteerism in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.