Yousuf Mahid

Graduate Student, Urban and Environmental Planning
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Urban and Environmental Planning
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Yousuf is a graduate student in the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) at Arizona State University. His research areas include exploring the impacts of climate change on the livelihood, environmental policy, climate change adaptation, urban planning and resilience planning. Prior to joining the ASU, he served as a Coordinator of Policy Support Program and Private Sector Business Development program at International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), Bangladesh. During his professional tenure, he worked in a number of projects with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) based at London. He holds a bachelor's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).


2012 - Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (B.URP) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)


Huq, S., Mahid, Y., & Suliman, N. (2018). Evolution of Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Negotiation. In K. Alverson, & Z. Zommers, Resilience: The Science of Adaptation to Climate Change. Elsevier.

Huq, S., Mahid, Y., & Hossain, R. (2017). National Policy Response to Climate Change: The Bangladesh Case (Antworten auf den Klimawandel in Bangladesch). In I. Swietlik, Almanach Entwicklungspolitik 2017/18 Klimaschutz und Armutsbekämpfung. Caritas Schweiz.

Huq, S., Mahid, Y., Haque, S., & Huq, S. (2017). Climate Change and Energy Nexus (El nexo entre cambio climático y energía). In F. Fàbregues, & O. Farrés, CIDOB International Yearbook. Barcelona: CIDOB.

Mahid, Y., & Stott, C. (2016). Climate Finance Short Course. Dhaka: IIED and ICCCAD.

Rai, N., Hossain, I., Soanes, M., Fayolle, V., Nasir, N., & Mahid, Y. (2016). How can Bangladesh’s private sector engage with the Green Climate Fund? IIED Toolkit. Retrieved from

Steeves, J., Fayolle, V., Odianose, S., Rai, N., Soanes, M., Haque, M., & Mahid, Y. (2016). Business case for the Bangladeshi private sector to invest in climate change and access international climate finance. Dhaka: Acclimatise Group Limited.

Mahid Y., Rana S. & Islam R. (2016). Impacts of Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) on the Local Economic Growth of a Country: What Makes RETs Necessary for Bangladesh. Paper accepted at Bangladesh Planning Research Conference (BPRC), 2016

Mahid Y. & Seraj T. M. (2012). Smart Growth: A Planned Solution for Urbanization. BIP Souvenir in World Habitat Day, 2012.

Mahid Y., Seraj T. M. & Islam M. A. (2012). Potentiality of Rainwater Harvesting as a Source of Water Supply System. BIP Souvenir in World Town Planning Day, 2012.

Mahid Y., Ananya T. H., Shanta A. S. & Hafiz R. (2012). Urban Agriculture in Dhaka City. Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Volume 5.

Industry Positions

Feb 2015 to Jul 2018: Program Coordinator: Climate Change Governance Program, ICCCAD

May 2012 to Jan 2015: Assistant Urban Planner; Sheltech (Pvt.) Ltd.