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ICCCAD and IUB E-Lecture Series | August 2021
August 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
LECTURE ON ‘CLIMATE FISCAL REFORMS IN BANGLADESH’
by Abu Sumon (part-2)
Mr. Sumon have played an important role in taking forward the climate change fiscal reforms in Bangladesh. With over 20 years of expertise on a wide spectrum of development and management issues, including climate change adaptation, climate public finance management, disaster risk reduction, integrated floodplain management, and ecosystem-based wetland natural resources management and conservation. He has led the formulation and adoption process of Climate Fiscal Framework, 2020 and a Local Climate Financing Framework, Climate Public Finance Tracking Methodology and integrated it with the Integrated Budget and Accounting System, globally known as IFMIS, of Finance Division, Government of Bangladesh. He also has conducted several research and studies to identify entry points for climate inclusion in TAX, VAT, Subsidy, Pricing and lending policies of the country.
The lecture will follow with discussion by the following designated discussants.
- Mr. Ranjit Kumar Chakraborty, Additional Secretary (rtd), Finance Division and Project Manager, Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate Resilience (IBFCT).
- Prof. Mizan R Khan, Deputy Director and LUCCC Programme Coordinator, International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).
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