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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

J-PAL is a global network of researchers who use randomized evaluations to answer critical policy questions in the fight against poverty.

Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab

Population growth, climate change, urbanization, and development are bringing unprecedented challenges to meeting the world’s diverse needs for water and food. The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab, J-WAFS, was established in the fall of 2014 as an Institute-wide effort to bring MIT’s unique strengths to bear on these problems.

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT

AKPIA@MIT is dedicated to the study of Islamic architecture, urbanism, visual culture, and conservation, responding to the cultural and educational needs of a global, diverse constituency.

Applied International Studies

The Minor in Applied International Studies is designed to help students integrate a practical, applied international experience into a coherent course of study.

Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT

Association of student activities

MIT Bangladeshi Students’ Association is a close-knit community of students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology who are enthusiastic about promoting and nurturing Bangladeshi culture on campus.

Better World Campaign

The MIT Campaign for a Better World is all about rising to meet humanity’s urgent global challenges through the vision and talent of the people of MIT.

D-Lab Courses

Through courses with MIT's Development Lab (D-Lab), students learn about a broad range of global poverty issues and work on projects to address those problems.

Development Economics

The concentration in development economics would be well suited for students who are interested in studying the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty and in learning how the tools of economics can be used to shape policies designed to remedy this serious social problem.

Emile Bustani Middle East Seminar

The annual Bustani Seminar invites experts on the Middle East to MIT to present recent research findings on politics, society and culture, and economic and technological development in the region.

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