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Effectiveness of Sowing One Rice Seedling through Organic Farming Method

The village farmers may possess perceptions on more seedlings application that applying more seedlings will ensure more yield of rice. That perception may lead them to use 4-7 seedlings in per cluster for rice production. The notion behind the application of more rice seedlings entails many folds cost, for instance, cost of resources consumed, and cost of seed. Land, labor, money, irrigation, and fertilizers include the resources cost. Seed and seedling raising cost, on the other hand, are overlooked. Therefore, effectiveness of more seedlings replication possesses justification to be.. Read more

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MATERIAL CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL WOES: DEVOTION TO FAST FASHION

The paper primarily focuses urban material culture and its adverse impact on urban waste management and finally the environmental services. The study results show the increase of personal purchasing capacity, pleasure in aesthetes, upholding the social esteem push people towards material culture at a hyper level. It causes a serious risk of waste management and.. Read More

Evaluating the Suitability of Community-Based Adaptation: A Case Study of Bangladesh

Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is increasingly recognised as a promising approach for the most vulnerable people to adapt to climate change impacts. However, CBA has conceptual and procedural challenges, e.g., lacking of an established theory. Under this context evaluating the suitability of CBA merits a closer look. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the.. Read More

Clean Water: Design of an efficient and feasible water treatment plant for rural South-Bengal

Waste water treatment is an important issue because of lessening water resources. The primary reason for waste water treatment process is to expel the different constituents of the polluting load: solids, natural carbon, supplements, inorganic salts, metals, pathogens and so on. In this paper, mainly decentralized method is considered as a solution. A new rural.. Read More

Analyzing Land Cover Change and Urban Growth Trajectories of the Mega-Urban Region of Dhaka Using Remotely Sensed Data and an Ensemble Classifier

Accurate information on, and human interpretation of, urban land cover using satellite-derived sensor imagery is critical given the intricate nature and niches of socioeconomic, demographic, and environmental factors occurring at multiple temporal and spatial scales. Detailed knowledge of urban land and their changing pattern over time periods associated with ecological risk is, however, required for.. Read More

Modelling the impact of future socio-economic and climate change scenarios on river microbial water quality

Microbial surface water quality is important, as it is related to health risk when the population is exposed through drinking, recreation or consumption of irrigated vegetables. The microbial surface water quality is expected to change with socio-economic development and climate change. This study explores the combined impacts of future socio-economic and climate change scenarios on.. Read More

Future changes in water requirements of Boro rice in the face of climate change in North-West Bangladesh

Understanding future changes in crop water requirements and irrigation demand in the context of climate change is essential for long-term water resources management and agricultural planning. This study investigates the impacts of climate change on future water requirements of dry season Boro rice. Climate scenarios for four North-West districts of Bangladesh were constructed from the outputs of.. Read More

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Monitoring the spatiotemporal dynamics of waterlogged area in southwestern Bangladesh using time series Landsat imagery

Waterlogging is becoming a major environmental problem and challenge for socio-economic development in the southwestern part of Bangladesh. In this study, the Satkhira district was selected as the study area to quantify waterlogging area delineation. To portray these dynamics, Landsat imageries from 1973, 1989, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 were used. A training dataset.. Read More

CLIMATE RISK INSURANCE FOR RESILIENCE: ASSESSING COUNTRIES’ IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

This report provides the first bottom-up assessment of countries’ articulated demands over climate risk insurance in their climate policy pledges as part of the Paris Agreement. It is the result of a collaboration between the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) and the German Development Institute (GDI/DIE). In conjunction with the launch of this report, the.. Read More

MAKING CLIMATE RISK INSURANCE WORK FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE: SEVEN GUIDING PRINCIPLES

This policy report contributes to the learning process and the global discussion on addressing climate change risks for the poor and vulnerable. It does so by presenting the results the study “Climate Risk Insurance for the Poor & Vulnerable: How to Effectively Implement the Pro-Ppoor Focus of InsuResilience”, that analysed 18 already existing climate risk.. Read More

Disaster management in Bangladesh: What women need

  • 2017

UN Women Bangladesh and ACDI/VOCA brought together 50 women leaders from around the south-west of Bangladesh to further understand the challenges and opportunities of rural women in severely climate-affected areas of the country. This report reflects the discussions and concerns of women leaders in resilience, disaster preparedness, and climate change, and gives key recommendations for.. Read More