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Trend analysis of climate change in Chittagong Station in Bangladesh

  • Roy, et al.
  • 2016

The amount of rainfall received over an area is an important factor in assessing availability of water to meet various demands for agriculture, industry, irrigation, generation of hydroelectricity and other human activities. Over the study period of recent 30 years, trend values of monsoon average rainfall in Chittagong have increased. This paper has measured the correlation coefficients between rainfall and time for Chittagong, where correlation coefficient for Chittagong is positive. In order to check the strength of linear relationship between rainfall and time, P-value has been measured... Read more

The design and adoption of green banking framework for environment protection: Lessons from Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank, the central bank of Bangladesh and a forerunner in pursuing environment-friendly banking, designed a structured three-phase Green Banking Guideline and instructed the scheduled banks to implement it by 2013. This paper aims to present a comprehensive picture about where the country stands in terms of adopting green banking practices. Examining 42 of total.. Read More

Choosing a Life: Remittances and Youth Aspirations in Bangladeshi Villages

Remittances are special forms of economic exchange which can be transformed into or invested in order to build other forms of tangible and intangible resources. The immediate spending of remittances in smoothing household consumption, education, land and other property has long-term economic, social and generational impacts which impact youths’ aspirations and their opportunities to realise.. Read More

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Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Generation in Bangladesh: Possible Scenarios to Generate Renewable Electricity in Dhaka and Chittagong City

Increased generation of methane (CH4) from municipal solid wastes (MSW) alarms the world to take proper initiative for the sustainable management of MSW, because it is 34 times stronger than carbon dioxide (CO2). Mounting land scarcity issue around the world brands the waste to energy (WtE) strategy for MSW management in urban areas as a.. Read More

Application of Standardized Precipitation Index to assess meteorological drought in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the vulnerable countries of the world for natural disasters. Drought is one of the common and severe calamities in Bangladesh that causes immense suffering to people in various ways. The present research has been carried out to examine the frequency of meteorological droughts in Bangladesh using the long-term rainfall data of.. Read More


Disaster risk financing in Bangladesh

Disasters pose considerable challenges not only to livelihoods but also to economy. Financial protection from disasters, i.e., disaster risk financing, has increasingly been applied in developed countries. However, the application of ex ante disaster risk financing is very scarce in developing countries including Bangladesh. Bangladesh is disaster-prone, with floods and cyclones being the most frequent.. Read More

Ground water level prediction using artificial neural network

In this paper, the feedforward neural network was used to predict the groundwater level at Chandpur District of Bangladesh. Levenberg-Marquardt (LM) algorithm was used as network training algorithm and sigmoid function as the transfer function. Weekly groundwater level data of six measuring wells from 1998 to 2007 were used to train and test the neural.. Read More

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Comparison of climatic variables among different climatic sub-regions of Bangladesh

  • Mia, et al.
  • 2016

The study was conducted to compare the rate of change of selective climatic variables such as annual maximum and minimum temperature, annual total rainfall and annual average humidity among the three different climatic sub-regions (Western zone, northwestern zone and north-eastern zone) of Bangladesh. Annual averages of climatic parameters were calculated to analyze the trend lines,.. Read More

Corporate social reporting (CSR) and stakeholder accountability in Bangladesh -perceptions of less economically powerful stakeholders

Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate organisational accountability to less economically powerful stakeholders in the absence of formal CSR guidelines. In addition, this study emphasizes the role of administrative and institutional reforms in empowering stakeholders in a developing context, Bangladesh. Design/methodology/approach Consistent with prior literature, this qualitative study collected data through semi-structured.. Read More

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Use of Medicinal Plant and Its Vulnerability Due to Climate Change in Northern Part of Bangladesh

Medicinal plants are playing an important role to human livelihood. Bangladesh is well recognized of medicinal plants wealth as unique and globally rich. The studies demonstrate about the value of traditional systems of medicine as economically use-ful plants and possible effects of climate change on medicinal plants. It is true that climate change is causing.. Read More

Bangladesh National Conservation Strategy: Coastal and Marine Resources

Bangladesh formed by a delta plain at the confluence of the several trans-boundary mighty rivers, in usually characterized by its typical geographical settings, the Himalayan range in the North and the Bay of Bengal in the South. These two unique features historically shaped formation of major habitats and human habitation, socio-economic structures, development priorities and,.. Read More