Md. Sohel Rana

Research themes
  • Land use and food security
  • Mobility and migration
  • Theories of Development
Research countries
  • Bangladesh
Research projects

Understanding temporary (seasonal) migration decisions and effects from northern rural Bangladesh

Professional experience

2019-21: Research, Program Development & Fundraising with RDRS Bangladesh for a Humanitarian and Rural Development program in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

2016-19: Project Management with Evidence Action for the scale-up and testing at scale of a Temporary Seasonal Labor Migration project in Rangpur, Bangladesh

2012-13: Assisting in the Experimental Impact Evaluation with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Dhaka, Bangladesh


M.Sc., Regional Development Planning & Management (SPRING), TU Dortmund, Germany & Universidad Austral de Chile, 2013-15

B.Sc. Urban & Regional Planning, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), 2006-10 


Agriculture and Rural Development, Migration, RCT, Program Development, Fundraising

Funding institutions

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Foundation Fiat Panis

Doctoral research funded by

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Foundation Fiat Panis

Supervisors of
doctoral work

Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim

Tutor: Dr. Amy Faye


Md. Sohel Rana, Prottoy Roy, Edward Sparkes, Davide Cotti, Himanshu Shekhar, Saskia E. Werners, Anthony J. Masys, Michael Hagenlocher.  2022.  Cascading and systemic risks of the COVID-19 pandemic in fragile settings: experiences from the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.  Further Information


Md. Sohel Rana.  2020.  The process of turning a “green” renewable energy into “non-green” for the local people: an observation-based study from Southern Chile.  Latin American Journal of Energy Research, 7(1)   : 1-10   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Md. Sohel Rana.  2018.  Protected Area Management for the Sundarbans of Bangladesh: Loopholes still Persist.  In: K. Gaesing, D. Gruehn, E. Schmidt-Kallert (eds.): Biodiversity Conservation and Livelihood Needs in Protected Area Management in Asia . Dortmund International Planning Series Publications.   99-105. 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Md. Sohel Rana

Junior Researcher

Economic and Technological Change

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