Roufa Khanum is a Lecturer/ Coordinator – Operations at the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER) of BRAC University. She has expertise in managing different levels of human and financial resources. She has working experience in the Disaster Management sector, more specifically on the development of MIS, GIS mapping & analysis. Her principle job responsibility in C3ER includes submitting project proposals and concept notes, preparation of contract and bid documents, development of project briefs, and brochures and flyers for fund raising and project administration. In addition to this, Ms. Khanum has assisted in research on Bio-physical modeling for assessing the impact of climate change on environment; Integrated adaptation planning and environmentally friendly infrastructure design; Comprehensive disaster management in a changing climate; Community based adaptation and awareness raising at local level; Gender and climate induced migration including population dynamics and displacement; Natural resource management to prevent degradation and preservation of ecologically critical areas. Ms Khanum has contributed her expertise in capacity building, livelihood analysis, policy gap analysis and sustainable development context in many research projects. Moreover, Ms. Khanum is also associated with the development and management of geo-spatial databases, geographic mapping in different projects and acquainted with remote sensing image extraction and analysis when required. She obtained her MSc and BSc in Geography from the National University. She joined Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) in February 2006 and rendered her service under the Business Development Division & Climate Study Division as Business Development Officer/GIS Specialist till August, 2011. As a Business Development Officer, her experience was on developing annual strategic plans and harnessing funding opportunities from potential public and private funding sources.
DepartmentCentre for Climate Change and Environmental Research