Mr. Mahmud is extensively engaged in various social and economic research in this organization. Throughout his career he, as a Development Anthropologist, has worked extensively in the fields of property rights, social resistance, political ecology, internal displacement/migration, livelihood modeling, poverty analysis, Social Impact Assessment (SIA), baseline analysis, gender analysis and many more. He has a clear understanding on natural resources management in terms of social economic and cultural perspectives. He is very much familiar with hands-on use of different research methods, tools and techniques such as Questionnaire Survey, FGD, KII, PCM, RRA, PRA, case study and so on. In applying research methods, he has shown his capacity and innovativeness in handling field mobilisation considering ground situation, and adapting to field variations to meet the objectives of assigned tasks.