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Byomkesh Talukder

Byomkesh Talukder

Research Fellow, Planetary Health

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Dr. Byomkesh Talukder is the inaugural Planetary Health Fellow at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research (York University), where he works at the intersection of health, sustainable development, climate change, food and agriculture. He will be working with the Faculties of Health and of Environmental Studies to develop health indicators associated with the Ecological Footprint. Dr Talukder will also be working on modelling the health impacts of climate change related extreme weather events. His past research applies a complexity science approach to designing sustainability assessment models of food and agricultural systems in Bangladesh. Dr. Talukder also has over 15 years of interdisciplinary field and training experience, including the supervision of over 2,000 emerging leaders in sustainable development programs and policy design in Bangladesh. Since 2016, he has been a Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow at Parmalat Canada and the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. Dr. Talukdar holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies (Wilfrid Laurier University), a MSc in Environmental Studies (Queen's University), a MA in Development Science (Hiroshima University), and a MSc in Geography and Environmental (Jahangirnagar University).


Planetary Health




Climate Change and Global Occupational Health and Safety V: Climate Change Related Occupational Health Impacts on Farmers and Resulting Consequences, with speaker Byomkesh Talukder

Related Work


Dahdaleh Institute Sponsors World Non-Communicable Disease Congress 2023 | June 2, 2023

Upcoming Webinar Series on Climate Change and Global Occupational Health and Safety | March 28, 2023

Dahdaleh Institute researchers contribute to York's achievements towards the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals | December 19, 2022

Research recap – Modelling Health Impacts of Climate Change Workshop in Malawi (August 2022) | December 9, 2022

Publication – Integrating Blue: How Do We Make Nationally Determined Contributions Work for Both Blue Carbon and Local Coastal Communities? | May 25, 2022

Publication – Climate Change-Accelerated Ocean Biodiversity Loss & Associated Planetary Health Impacts | March 4, 2022

New Book Chapter: Review and Selection of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) Technique for Sustainability Assessment | June 18, 2021

Opportunity - Film Editor, Humanitarian & Global Health Organizations at the Nexus of Planetary Health and Climate Change-Related Extreme Weather Events | June 2, 2021

Publication - Health impacts of climate change on smallholder farmers | May 12, 2021

Dahdaleh Institute Planetary Fellow to present at the 2021 Planetary Health Annual Meeting and Festival | April 29, 2021

Multi-indicator supply chain management framework for food convergent innovation in the dairy business | March 28, 2021

New Publication: Melting of Himalayan Glaciers and Planetary Health | March 28, 2021

New Publication: COVID-19's implications on agri-food systems and human health in Bangladesh | March 28, 2021

Decision-making Tool for Allocating Resources to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals | December 21, 2020

Assessment of COVID-19 Reporting Discrepancy in Bangladesh | December 15, 2020

Project Launch: Digital technologies and local food security in the context of COVID-19 | September 23, 2020

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes on Medium | May 11, 2020

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at STTPA Conference 2019 | November 12, 2019

Director & Research Fellow at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting | September 7, 2019

Director & Research Fellow at System Dynamics Society Conference | July 26, 2019

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at Conference in Nanjing | July 26, 2019

Dahdaleh Institute Attending Planetary Health Annual Meeting | July 23, 2019

Dahdaleh Researchers in China, Ireland, Bangladesh and USA | June 27, 2019

Planetary Health Researcher Speaks in Bangladesh | May 7, 2019

Documentary Filmmaker Launches Three New Projects | May 3, 2019

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes Article on Ecological Indicators | December 10, 2018

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes Article on the PROMETHEE Framework | December 10, 2018

Dahdaleh Institute at the University of Edinburgh | September 25, 2018

Significant Progress at The Dahdaleh Institute | May 17, 2018

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at the Pegasus Conference | April 28, 2018

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