Bangladesh Environment Statistics Platform

Project Director

ECDS Project
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics


        The Publication of ‘Bangladesh Environment Statistics 2020’ under the Strengthening of Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Statistics (ECDS) Project, BBS. This publication is prepared to provide data and information support to concerned indicators of FYP, SDGs, SFDRR, and others successive plans of Bangladesh. The publication has been prepared by following BESF 2016-2030.

        My deep most gratitude and sincere thanks to Mr. Mohammad Yamin Chowdhury, Secretary, Statistics and Informatics Division (SID) and Mr. Mohammad Tajul Islam, Director General (Additional Secretary) for their keen interest with wholehearted support and guidance for providing all-out support in the development of the Methodological guidelines and protocol.

        My sincere gratitude to Ms. Mahmuda Akther, Additional Secretary (Informatics), Mr. Muhammad Mesbahul Alam, Additional Secretary (Admin.), Mr. Shashanka Shakhor Bhowmick, Additional Secretary (Development), Statistics and Informatics Division and Mr. Ghose Subabrata. DDG, BBS for their outstanding support and guidance for preparing the publication on time.

        I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and Members of the Project Steering Committee, Project Implementation Committee, Project Technical Committee, Report Review Committee, Editors Forum of BBS for their participation, reviewing and providing feedback to finalize the publication. My gratitude and thanks to concerned government organizations who imputed valuable comments and suggestions at consultative workshops for bringing out the publication.

        My sincere thanks to Mr. Mohammad Salim Sarker, Mr. Jahid Hasan, Deputy Director, Mr. Md. Sohel Rana, Assistant Project Director, Mr. Md. Habibur Rahman, Statistical Officer, Ms. Tahmina Tabassum, Assistant Statistical Officer, and Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Assistant Statistical Officer (PRL), ECDS Project, BBS for their outstanding wholehearted support in preparing and publishing the report on time.

        My Sincere thanks and acknowledge to Mr. Khondakar Mostan Hossain, Senior Consultant, ECDS Project, BBS for his whole hearted cooperation and efforts as well as collecting data from concerned Ministries/ Divisions/ Departments/ Org. and Mr. Md. Rezaul Karim, Consultant, ECDS Project, BBS who compiled, tabulated, analyzed the data for preparing the publication on time.

        I believe that the publication will serve as a guideline for all stakeholders. Comments and suggestions of the report will be highly appreciated.

Dhaka: 24 May 2021

Md. Rafiqul Islam