Md. Monirul Islam

Factors determining conversion of agricultural land use in Bangladesh: farmers’ perceptions and perspectives of climate change

Abstract The study was accomplished to identify the factors determining land conversion in Bangladesh and evaluate farmers’ perception about the changing land use decision. Data were collected from Mymensingh, Rajshahi and Khulna districts of Bangladesh. A total of 300 sample farmers were interviewed following purposive and random sampling technique. For analyzing data, a combination of.. Read More

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Limits and barriers to adaptation to climate variability and change in Bangladeshi coastal fishing communities

Limits and barriers to adaptation restrict people’s ability to address the negative impacts of climate change or manage risks in a way that maximises their wellbeing. There is a lack of evidence of this on small-scale fishing communities in developing countries. This study identifies and characterises limits and barriers to adaptation of fishing activities to.. Read More

Economic incentives for sustainable hilsa fishing in Bangladesh: An analysis of the legal and institutional framework

Bangladesh’s hilsa shad (Tenulosa ilisha) comprises the largest single-species fishery in the country, constituting 11 per cent of the total catch and employing 2.5 million people directly or indirectly. Since 2003, following a sharp decline in catch figures, the hilsa fish has been the subject of a government conservation programme offering fishers economic incentives or.. Read More

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Socio economic status of fry collectors at Sundarbans region

The study was conducted on the livelihood approach of fry collectors at Shyamnagar upazila under Satkhira district. The objective of the study was to assess the present livelihood status, to identify the socio-economic condition and problem associated with the alternative livelihood approach of fry collectors. The survey was conducted on three unions of Hyamnagar upazila.. Read More

In Vitro Callus Induction and Plant Regeneration in Seed Explants of Rice (Oryza Sativa L.)

The effect of different concentrations of 2,4D in the presence and absence of calcium silicate on rice seed culture was investigated in three rice genotypes. Callus induction medium was supplemented with the following concentrations of growth regulator: 2,4D 1 mgL + Calcium Silicate 60 mgL , 2,4D 2.5 mgL , 2,4D 2.0 -1 -1 -1mgL.. Read More

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Limits and barriers to adaptation to climate variability and change in Bangladeshi coastal fishing communities

Limits and barriers to adaptation restrict people’s ability to address the negative impacts of climate change or manage risks in a way that maximises their wellbeing. There is a lack of evidence of this on small-scale fishing communities in developing countries. This study identifies and characterises limits and barriers to adaptation of fishing activities to.. Read More