UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
Md. Joynal Abdin
First Name
Md. Joynal
Last Name
DCCI Business Institute (DBI)
Executive Director
Country of Residence
City of Residence
Cluster Quote
Establishing SME clusters for sustainable development

Mr. Md. Joynal Abdin is a Development Researcher, Columnist
and Author. He is serving at DCCI Business Institute (DBI) as
Executive Director. At the same time he is looking after a part of
research based activities of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (DCCI) as Additional Secretary. Previously he
served at Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Section of SME
Foundation as Deputy Manager (July 24, 2014 – June 30, 2017),
Policy Advocacy and Research Wing of SME Foundation as
Programme Officer (August 18, 2010 to July 23, 2014), and at
the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and
Industry (FBCCI) as Assistant Secretary (March 01, 2008 –
August 17, 2010) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He is a member of the Editorial Board for the ‘Journal of
Socialomics’ (http://omicsgroup.org/journals/editorialboard-
socialomics-open-access.php) at the same time he is one of the
reviewers for the ‘British Journal of Economics, Management
and Trade’ (most resent reviewed paper is
Nov/Udih1542016BJEMT27738_1.pdf). He is also serving as
member of Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of
Sustainable Economies Management (IJSEM). Link is

He is considered as one of the
1. Most Popular Bangladeshi Development Researchers.
Link is http://www.bangladeshstudies.org/Think_popular.html
2. The Top 64 Bangladesh Development Researchers of the
Link is
………………this ranking is done by the Bangladesh
Development Research Center (BDRC), USA.

Mr. Abdin authored several books (available at
www.amazon.com and other offline sources), research papers
(with about 50 citations) published by various reputed
International Publishing Houses and Referred Journals from
USA, Russia, Turkey, UK, China, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Brunei,
Singapore and Malaysia. At the same time, he wrote about 180
plus Editorials, Sub-editorials, Articles, and Research Papers
published by various national dailies like the Financial Express,
Independent, Daily Sun and Daily Star etc. (available at
www.joynal.wordpress.com ).

Contact Details:
Md. Joynal Abdin, Executive Director, DCCI Business Institute
(DBI), Dhaka Chamber Building (11th Floor), 65-66 Motijheel
C/A, Dhaka – 1000, Bangladesh

Tell: +88-02-9550104, Fax: +88-02-9560830, Cell Phone: +880-
1553-676767, Email: mdjoynal@gmail.com /
In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?
In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Experience in the following areas ...
Cluster twinning x
CSR in a cluster context x
Innovation in a cluster context x
Cluster based finance schemes x
Export Consortia development x
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects x
Gender issues a cluster context x
Poverty alleviation through CD x
Development of BDS in a cluster context x
Energy efficiency in clusters x
Cluster policy advisory x

worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
# 10
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Manufacturing of food products
Manufacturing of electrical equipment