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M. Salim Uddin

M. Salim Uddin Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Email: ms.uddin@uwinnipeg.ca

2021 PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Thesis Title: Disaster Governance, Livelihood Recovery and Community Resilience: Recent Cyclones and Coastal Communities of Bangladesh

2011 Master of Natural Resource Management (MNRM), Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Thesis Title: Role of Microcredit and Community-Based Organizations in a Wetland Area
In Bangladesh

2004 Master of Science in Forestry, Institute of Forestry & Environmental Sciences, o Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, January 2021-present

Department of Geography and Environmental Management
Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo

Teaching Areas:
Human-Environmental Interactions
Principles of Ecology
Forest Policy and Management
Global Environmental Systems
Environmental Sustainability
Introductory Earth Science


ENV-1600 Human Environmental Interactions

ENV- 2603 Environmental Sustainability

Research Interests:
Environmental Management and Sustainability
Climate Change Adaptation and Policy
Social-Ecological Systems Resilience
Community Resilience to Climate-Change Induced Natural

1. M. Salim Uddin, C. Emdad Haque, Mohammad Nuruzzaman Khan, Brent Doberstein and Robin S. Cox. 2021. “Disaster threats livelihoods, people recover from it”: An analysis of livelihood dynamics and the role of community resilience in livelihoods reconstruction after disasters. International Journal Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier) (Accepted)

2. M. Salim Uddin, C. Emdad Haque, David Walker and Mahed-Ul-Islam Choudhury. 2020. Community resilience to cyclone and storm surge disasters in coastal communities of Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Management, 264 (110457), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110457

3. M. Salim Uddin, C. Emdad Haque and Mohamm Nurzzaman Khan. 2020. Good Governance and Local Level Policy Implementation for Disaster-Risk-Reduction: Actual, Perceptual and Contested Perspectives in Coastal Communities in Bangladesh. Disaster Prevention and Management, https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/DPM-03-2020-0069/full/html

4. M. Abul Kalam Azad, M. Salim Uddin, Sabrina Zaman and Mirza Ali Ashraf. 2019. Community-Based Disaster Management and Its Salient Features: A Policy Approach to People-Centred Risk Reduction in Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, 29(2), 135-160, https://doi.org/10.1177/1018529119898036

5. Mahed-Ul-Islam Choudhury, M. Salim Uddin and C. Emdad Haque. 2019. “Nature brings us extreme events, some people cause us prolonged sufferings”: the role of good governance in building community resilience to natural disasters in Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2018.1513833

6. Rezaur Rahman, Mohammed Salim Uddin and Shirley Thompson. 2012. Effective Governance Strategy: Key to Sustainable Collaborative Management in a Wildlife Sanctuary in South-Eastern part of Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 3(1):174-180.

7. C. Emdad Haque, Mohammed Salim Uddin and Prateep Kumar Nayak. 2011. Adoption of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Criteria and Indicators in South Asia. International Journal of Environmental Consumerism, 7: 40-49.

8. Md. Parvez Rana, Mohammed Salim Uddin, Mohammad Shaheed Hossain Chowdhury, Md. Shawkat Islam Sohel, Sayma Akhter, and Masao Koike. 2009. Current Status and Potentiality of Forest Resources in a Proposed Biodiversity Conservation Area of Bangladesh. Journal of Forest Science, 25(3):167-175.

9. Mohammed Abu Sayed Arfin Khan, Sharif Ahmed Mukul, Mohammed Salim Uddin, Mohammad Golam Kibria and Fahmida Sultana. 2009. The use of medicinal plants in healthcare practices by Rohingya refugees in a degraded forest and conservation area of Bangladesh. International Journal of Biodiversity Science & Management 5(2): 76–82.

10. Mohammed Salim Uddin, Mohammad Fauzul Kabir khan and Mohammed Abu Sayed Arfin Khan. 2009. Traditional Use of Medicinal Plants by the Garo Tribe in Northern Region of Bangladesh. Hamdard Medicus, 52(2):134-138.