|Mr. Mohammad A. Arafat|
|Academician, Political analyst, Writer & Researcher, Organizer|
|Mohammad A. Arafat is one of the founding members of Shuchinta, a social organization.|
Mohammad A. Arafat is one of the founding members of Shuchinta, a social organization. He is acting as convener Shuchinta Bangladesh and also as executive director of Shuchinta Foundation.
Two other departments of Shuchinta, ‘Shuchinta Media and Communication’ and ‘Shuchinta Research and Polling’ are also headed by him. Shuchinta Foundation is working heart and soul to deal with the poverty in the Monga [seasonal famine] affected area in Bangladesh.
Mr. M A Arafat is also an academician by profession and teaches in one of the leading Universities in Bangladesh, Independent University Bangladesh. He teaches Marketing and Management and uses his professional capacity as well to contribute in poverty alleviation.He is also a researcher who is involved in quantitative and qualitative research in different national and international projects. He runs a research firm called Analytika marketing and social research.
He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2002 and received his MBA from Texas A&M, Prairie View in 2004.He takes interest into foreign policy and regional cooperation, water sharing with India and other neighbours, war crime trial, constitution etc. Mr. M A Arafat is also one of the promoters of the Indo-Bangla relationship and regional cooperation in the South Asia.He has done extensive research on transit connectivity & regional cooperation among Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Bhutan. He is also a track two diplomat and in this capacity he has in many occasions sat down with his Indian counterparts to talk about the unresolved issues and discussed how to bring about changes in the lives of the people of this region through enhancing trade and connectivity.
He wrote several articles and has taken part in various seminars and television talk shows in the above mentioned issues.