Golam Rabbani

Coastal Community Adaptation to Climate ChangeInduced Salinity Intrusion in Bangladesh

Abstract Bangladesh, a country with a size of 147,570 km2 , has the largest delta in the world with one-third of the country residing a costal shoreline. The livelihood of the inhabitants is exposed to a series of tribulations causing radical setbacks, of which natural disasters like tropical cyclones bring large-scale salinity intrusion. Occurring due.. Read More


Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Issues and Challenges for Coastal Communities in the Indian Ocean Region

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human lives and livelihoods in coastal regions all over the world. It will significantly aggravate existing hazards such as flooding from cyclones and storm surges. Other climate-induced risks, including sea level rise, salinity intrusion, drought, and temperature and rainfall variations, are becoming serious threats to food,.. Read More

Assessing the Climate Change Environmental Degradation and Migration Nexus in South Asia

South Asia, comprising eight countries including Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal, is affected by a range of natural disasters including floods, glacial lake outburst floods, storm surges, droughts, cyclones and heavy precipitation. These disasters take a huge toll as they displace thousands of people every year. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has predicted that slow-onset.. Read More


Stakeholders Engagement and Agenda Setting in a Developing Context: The Case of the Bangladesh Health Policy

One area of focus in the study of policymaking in developing countries is the extent to which policymaking in the developing countries is similar to the interaction among stakeholder groups, including politicians, that occurs in developed countries. This paper explores this issue in the case of the development of the Bangladesh Health Policy 2011. It.. Read More