Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies


Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) is an autonomous public multi-disciplinary organization which conducts policy oriented research on development issues facing Bangladesh and other developing countries. Its mission is to facilitate learning in development solutions by conducting credible research, fostering policy dialogue, disseminating policy options, and developing coalitions to promote informed policy making. The Institute contributes to formulation of government policies through its interactions and participation in the policy making process, both directly and indirectly, and provision of technical and other inputs in preparing medium and long term development strategies and policies. It also provides monitoring and evaluation services for development programs and projects and suggests improvements in development outcomes.