Mr. Abdul Ghani joined as Senior Environment and Social Safeguards Specialist in Local Governance Support Project-3 (LGSP-3) under the Local Government Division (LGD) on 01 August 2021. The project is jointly financed by Local Government Division (LGD) and the World Bank. Before that he worked with Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded Project “SEIP” as Environmental Expert from May 2021-July 2021. Before joining to ADB funded Project, he worked as an Environmental Specialist in the World Bank Funded Municipal Governance and Services Project (MGSP) from 2017 to 2021(April) under Ministry of Finance (FID). He has gained long experience to work with UNDP, USAID, CARE, SIDA, Grontmij (Danish Consulting Firm hired by the World Bank for CWASA in the field of Environment and Social Safeguard compliances.
Other than this, he attended in many national and international training, workshops and exposure visits. He visited Nepal to observe community participation in eco-friendly road construction in 2003 organized by CARE International. In 2005, he visited Thailand to observe road development near Thai satellite station how construction of road conserving natural water bodies, marshy land and minimum utilization of agricultural land. He attended a training program in Philippines in 2004 organized by ITC-Netherland on “use of information technology for urban flood mitigations”.
In country, he participated in a training “Land use Planning for flood Mitigation” organized by NASDA-Japan and BUET. Participated in a short course on “Climate Change Risk and adaptation in Water Sector” Organized by BUET, Bangladesh, 2008.
Mr. Ghani completed his Masters with Honors in Geography from Jahangirnagar University in 1985. Then he completed his MS in Environmental Science from State University of Bangladesh in 2007. He also completed a certificate course on research methodology from the University of Dhaka.
Mr. Ghani was born in Feni District in 1960.