UBINIG is a community led and community based policy and action research organization formed in 1984 to support people's initiatives to take command over their own lives and livelihood. Dignity, diversity and joy of life are precious values we cherish and work with communities to realise them in a meaningful way in order to be free from all forms of hierarchies, violence and injustice.
UBINIG started as a study circle searching for alternatives to the mainstream development intervention and influence development polici (Read More)
The value of life, livelihood, diversity and diognity is what we aim together to ensure the joy each and every one of us deserve from our liofe.
We need your contribution to stand strongly by the communities we work and articulate their voice.
Strengthening the inherent resilience of the people and enhancing the capacity to productively and meaningfully participate in all spheres of social life is what we strive to achieve.
Please go through the UBINIG website and see what interests you most. You could also come up with suggestions indicating issues that are (Read More)
You may join with our activities in many ways and at many different levels. Here are some suggestions. Please contact us for more information and details at the contact address below.
Join UBINIG FORUM
If you support the issues we work on, this is what you should do immediately. We stron (Read More)
List of Research/Survey Conducted by UBINIG
[list prepared chronologically]
Study on the Impact of the UHFWC and the Medical Assistant in
2 Unions of Bangladesh
Research Conducted by: UBINIG in 1984
Research sponsored by: Royal Netherlands Embassy
Indictable Contraceptive Users: A brief picture of user's problems faced under the government and non-government family planning programme in Bangladesh
Research conducted by: UBINIG in 1987
Research sponsored by: UBINIG< (Read More)
Biddaghors are the learning places with Nayakrishi as interactive points between UBINIG and the farmers and the people in the community. The Nayakrishi Andolon has spread in many parts of the country, from the south to the north, from east to the west. At present, UBINIG runs and manages the Nayakrishi centers in the districts of Tangail, Cox’s Bazar, Pabna, Kushtia, Chapainababganj, Kurigram and Sirajganj.
Each Biddaghor has residential facilities and meeting spaces as well as land space for selective research and experimentation. At the Biddaghor, Nayakrishi farming practices are done by the UBINIG members for their own lear (Read More)
Tangail is the first area, where UBINIG started working with handloom weavers in 1987 and with farmers to form Nayakrishi Andolon started since 1989. It has the longest history and also largest number of farming families involved. Tangail is basically a flood plain area, and is known for well-developed agriculture and handloom. The unique agro-ecological feature of this area led us to formulate Nayakrishi concept with the direct interaction of farmers. We have been practising biodiversity-based farming in this district and this is reason that Tangail center is playing the pioneer ro (Read More)
UBINIG is the abbreviation of its Bengali name Unnayan Bikalper Nitinirdharoni Gobeshona (ঊন্নয়ন বিকল্পের নীতিনির্ধারণী গবেষণা). In English it means Policy Research for Development Alternative.
Starting as a small study circle in 1984 UBING grew over the years into a policy research organization, and now directly connected with both rural and urban communities to work on various issues that affect people's lives and livelihoods. We work with farmers, workers, weavers, fishers, artisans a (Read More)