Building climate-resilient, migrant-friendly cities and towns in Bangladesh has become an urgent need in order to tackle the adverse effects of future climate change. Infrastructure which cannot only absorb shocks, but also attract rural people providing services and livelihood opportunities will ease the population pressure on major cities.
Sarder Shafiqul Alam
An improved multi-stakeholder collaboration in the water and sanitation sector can contribute towards urban climate resilience in the Dhaka city. But how can the stakeholders come forward to improve the present situation or how the multi-stakeholder collaboration can work? At present, the slums of Dhaka are develop-ing in haphazard manner with increasing number of rural.. Read More
Urban climate resilience, water and sanitation Improving multi-stakeholder collaboration in Dhaka, Bangladesh
This paper attempts to identify a strategy for improving collaboration between stakeholders working in Dhaka city to improve climate change resilience of the urban water and sanitation (WATSAN) sector, with a focus on the urban poor. The findings are derived from reviewing existing literature and consultations with 32 key informants and five focus group discussions.. Read More
This paper attempts to identify ways of making the town of Noapara, a coastal urban centre in the Jessore district in Bangladesh, resilient to the impacts of climate change, with specific focus on the water and sanitation sectors. Climatic events can trigger migration from hazard-prone areas to large cities. But if sufficient livelihood opportunities are.. Read More