Our Programs

DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE

We empower individuals and CSOs to build the skills, systems and institutions that underpin democracies founded on human rights ...

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COMMUNITY MEDIA AND CITIZEN JOURNALISM

We work with local media to provide critically needed news and information to the community, help contextualize national development ...

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SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE COMMUNICATION

We harness the power of communication to bring about social behavior change, reaching out to people on an individual and ...

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PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT PREVENTION

We prevent conflict and build peace by promoting social cohesion, empowering individuals and communities to become inclusive ...

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MEDIA DEVELOPMENT

We strengthen the capacity of journalists, and others working in media and communication, through training and long-term mentoring. We work to enhance the Digital and ...

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POLICY ADVOCACY

We illustrate to policy makers and influencers how the power of community engagement and communication can help improve governance ...

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Awards and Recognition

Arban Activities

Arban Academy

ARBAN Academy is a new type of training institute, established in 2011 with the commitment of building a knowledge-based society through technology-focused modern education. The efficiency and capabilities of the institution are focused on technology-based and cutting edge education and training programs.

Ajker Arban

AJKER ARBAN DOT COM (www.ajker-arban.com) is an online news portal initiated by ARBAN focusing on harnessing the power of community media. Ajker Arban focuses on hyperlocal news and information that is close to the community it serves. Ajker Arban places particular emphasis on development sector news and on shining a light on community issues.

Arban IT

With the promise of building information and knowledge-based society in 2007, ARBAN IT has been established by the Activity for Reformation of Basic Needs-ARBAN. The main focus is to improve the socio-economic status and potential of human society through the use of technology and training on technological know-how.

Our Team

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Syed Arifuzzaman

Executive Director

Syed Arifuzzaman

is acting as the founder Executive Director for the last 18 years since the beginning of ARBAN.Before coming to implement his own vision he has got professional experience in development sector by working with World Fish, CARE and ASA for more than a decade.

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Zain Mahmood

Director, Programs

Zain Mahmood

is a media professional with an unshakable belief in the power of information and communication to drive social change.

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Suhada Mehjabin

Documentation & Communication Officer

Suhada Mehjabin

Along with performing the duties as the Documentation & Communication Officer of the organization she is to work as “In charge” of ARBAN IT (ARBAN Computer Training Center) and Assistant Editor of the online news portal: “ajker arban.com.”

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Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Accounts Manager .

Mohammad Moniruzzaman

working as Accounts Manager in ARBAN. Before joining this organization, he has served BRAC and other local organization for 11 years.

Work area

Activity for Reformation of Basic Needs-ARBAN is a Civil Society Organization involved in socio-economic research and development activities in the most vulnerable and marginalized areas of Bangladesh. Since inception, we have implemented cutting-edge projects in Netrokona, Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sylhet, Dhaka, Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira and Cox's Bazar districts. ARBAN has an office in Dhaka and an office in Netrakona.

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