Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today

Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, for Tomorrow (ACToday)

Sarah and Tyler are Visiting Researchers spending 3 months in Bangladesh in the summer of 2018 on a summer internship as Graduate Consultants for “Adapting Agriculture to Climate Today, for Tomorrow” (ACToday), a new project led by the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, in collaboration with the.. Read More

Sea level rise impact modeling and sustainable adaptation strategies for coastal area in Bangladesh

Sea level rise has been a major problem for the coastal area people of Bangladesh since the time being. But, the situation is becoming more acute and problematic day by day due to the increased salinity intrusion and land erosion both in agricultural land and water bodies which has been decreasing the crop production and.. Read More

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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

Fishing Trawler

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


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

Narratives of Environmental Change in Bangladesh

This research uses a narrative interview approach to collect stories of environmental change from people living in Bangladesh, particularly in Bhola District. I am interested, specifically, in the rhetorical and narrative strategies that people use to make sense of environmental change in particular places and, more generally, the role that stories can play in helping.. Read More