Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (JBIP) is an effort of BIP to give a platform to the professionals, academicians, researches and students to reflect their current analytical and critical thinking concerning the planning issues in and around the world. The issues and contexts of planning broaden from local to global. The aim of this journal is to address all of the issues and contexts aiming to the following objectives:

  • bridging the gaps between planning practice, research and education
  • the critical evaluation of planning practice and the progressive search for practical guidance
  • presenting research in an accessible, laconic style, not overly theoretical, but analytical

Journal of BIP (JBIP) will fulfil these objectives by publishing quality research in a variety of specific fields and from a range of theoretical and normative perspectives, which helps improve understanding of the actual and potential role of planning and planners in different context.

Specific field of areas covered include:

  • Land use planning and urban design
  • Economic development and planning
  • Environmental policy and planning
  • Spatial planning
  • Housing and community development
  • Transportation policy and planning
  • Urban, social and public  policy
  • Urban governance
  • Regional and Rural planning
  • Development Planning
  • Application of GIS and remote sensing in planning
  • Tourism Planning
  • Natural resource planning and Disaster Management

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Publication Frequency

The journal is published annually.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Editorial Board

EDITOR

Professor Dr. A K M Abul Kalam
Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Jahangirnagar University
Savar, Dhaka-1342
Bangladesh

MEMBERS OF THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Md. Shaukot Ali Khan
Chief Town Planner (Rtd.)
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha (RAJUK), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Professor Dr. Roxana Hafiz
Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Professor Dr. Md. Ghulam Murtaza
Professor
Urban and Rural Planning Discipline
Khulna University
Khulna, Bangladesh

Professor Dr. Akhter Husain Chaudhury
Professor, Urban and Rural Planning Discipline
Khulna University
Khulna, Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Akter Mahmud
Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Jahangirnagar University
Savar, Dhaka-1342, bangladesh

Dr. Ishrat Islam
Associate Professor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh