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Internship at ICCCAD

For the next 3 months I will be working as intern at ICCCAD. As an economics student, I have always been captivated by the concept of economic development. It was only a matter of time until I arrived at the topic of climate change. Climate change related phenomena often hinder economic growth and human capital.. Read More

Local Ecosystem Services from Coastal Mangrove Plantations in Bangladesh

This research evaluates the ecosystem services provided by coastal mangrove plantations to local people in Bangladesh. Part 1 of the study uses household survey data to quantify benefits from the extraction of forest goods such as fuelwood and non-timber forest products. This analysis combines the socioeconomic survey data with GIS data to generate a spatially.. Read More

Tracking adaptation policy in Dhaka

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This research project will assess if and how adaptation planning is taking place in Dhaka by: 1) performing a systematic review of adaptation policy in Dhaka via analysis of peer-reviewed and grey literature; 2) evaluating institutional adaptation readiness in Dhaka North and South City Corporations. To this end, the project builds on existing urban adaptation.. Read More

Design and Implementation of Solar Power System in Fishing Trawler

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Bangladesh is a riverine country. Approximately 24,140 Kilometers of entire length in this country are surrounded by 700 rivers including tributaries. In Bangladesh around 1,280,000 fishermen exist, among them 770,000 inland and 510,000 marine fishermen whose income entirely depends on fisheries. Bangladeshi fishermen mainly use trawler for fishing purpose in sea and river. Roughly 2000.. Read More

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Community-based adaptation to climate change: a case study of Bangladesh.

The thesis aims to contribute to the global discussion on climate change by emphasising the urgent necessity to enable people most vulnerable to climate change to adapt according to their own priorities, and build resilience through empowerment. The concept of Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is considered most suitable to implement adaptation on the community level, according.. Read More

Gobeshona Young Researcher Programme

Gobeshona Young Resercher Programme is an initiative to promote the quality of research among the young Bangladeshis. This is a two years project which will train 10 researchers each year through a series of workshops and one2one mentoring. The comprehensive training will develop the capacity of the participant from identifying a problem and writing proposals.. Read More

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Climate Territories

This project focuses on the ways that disaster is conceptualized both within and outside of Bangladesh. It traces the ways that framings and imaginations of Bangladesh shape policy and programing decisions and outcomes. It focuses on changing conceptualizations of the India-Bangladesh border as a climate border, on the history of disaster in Bangladesh, on policy.. Read More

The Politics of Adaptation: Food security, environmental change and gender in Bagerhat

As part of PhD research, I am examining the ways in which adaptation related to food and food security may be interacting with established social relations in rural areas, in particular, gender, in Bagerhat. The research asks: How is adaptation, in the context of food security, interacting with gender relations? I aim to examine the.. Read More

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Enabling cultural assets in community-level adaptation to climate change

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This doctoral research project is critical of the almost systematic avoidance, in the literature, policies and praxis of adaptation, of the scope, meaning and effects of local cultures. A preliminary literature review finds that where culture is discussed, it is often seen as a barrier to effective adaptation outcomes. This neglect of local culture undermines.. Read More

Urban climate resilience: How does land tenure affect adaptation to climate change in Dhaka?

Research Summary: Climate experts suggest that a resilient community can better withstand disturbances, self-organise and learn and adapt to change. While the poor show significant capacity to develop strategies to improve their resilience to climate stress, it has been suggested that such strategies can be influenced by lack of formal land tenure rights as insecure.. Read More

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