Farhat Jahan Chowdhury
Senior Project Officer (Environment), South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Farhat Jahan Chowdhury manages ADB’s portfolio on environment and climate change in Bangladesh. She holds a PhD in Environmental Policy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, United States.  She studied Urban Environmental Management at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. Before joining ADB, Farhat worked at the World Bank, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso, Universities Council on Water Resources at Illinois, AIT, and CARE.

Case Study

A project assessed the threats facing the Meghna River and worked with stakeholders in ensuring the sustainable supply of safe drinking water for the city.