Umma Habiba

Overview of drought risk reduction approaches in Bangladesh

Many people as well as the government in Bangladesh perceive floods and cyclones as recurrent environmental hazards in the country. They also view that these two hazards are the main contributors to crop loss in the country. But, in reality, droughts afflict the country at least as frequently as do major floods and cyclones, averaging.. Read More

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Crop Insurance as Risk Management Strategy in Bangladesh

In recent years, natural disasters, particularly climate-related disasters have increased both in terms of frequency and magnitude. As a consequence of climatic disasters, agriculture and agricultural dependent livelihood of Bangladesh is facing its substantial impacts. Structural measures for disaster risk management are often found less effective. In this regard, non-structural measures such as crop insurance.. Read More