Shafiqul Islam | The Daily Star
  • Shafiqul Islam

    Director of Water Diplomacy, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Water Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, USA.

  • Is duty-free facility enough to boost export to China?

    On June 16, 2020 China declared duty-free export facilities for the least-developed countries (LDCs), including Bangladesh on 97 per cent of their tariff line.
  • What Bangladesh can do to fight the coronavirus

    We did not know about this invisible enemy even a few months ago. Yet, in this short period of time, it has affected 210 countries and territories around the world, infected over 2.5 million people and killed over 180,000 globally.
  • Flood in Bangladesh.

    Neither necessary nor sufficient

    On the surface—from the philosophical (life and death) to physical (rainfall and flood)—these appear to be simple questions with causal connections.
  • Tabuo Bristy Asuk

    'Tabuo Bristy Asuk' of Shafiqul Islam is a book of poetry. It was published in February, 2007. This book consists of 41
  • Addressing water scarcity

    For an issue advocate, an activist or an opportunist, answers to these questions may range from an overwhelming yes to an emphatic no. A pragmatist will most likely suggest: it depends!