Hossain Shahriar

Ashoka Fellow
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Fellow Since 1994


This profile was prepared when Hossain Shahriar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1994.
The New Idea
Shahriar is helping the public to develop the understanding, desire and skills needed to identify and address environmental challenges. He advocates the use of environmentally friendly products while discouraging the use of plastic and polythene.Shahriar's strategy is distinctive in its focus on women - the largest consumers of these products - and children, who will determine the future treatment of the environment and are the most receptive to new ideas.
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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