Lara

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

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

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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

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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

Community Based Adaptation to Environmental Health Risks in Dhaka’s Slums

My research looks at community based adaptations to environmental health risks in urban slums, melding together urban infrastructure and public health policy. I’m particularly interested in slums in Dhaka because this is where many coastal climate-induced migrants end up, where they must face new environmental health risks such as water logging and sanitation issues that.. Read More

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Assessing the impact of climate change on water resources using the loss and damage framework

This study will primarily focus on the impact of climate change on water resources using the loss and damage framework. It will further advocate on the mainstreaming of climate change into Hydro Nation policy to be developed by the Scottish Government. The main aim is to investigate how best to integrate robust ‘climate ready’ evidence.. Read More

Climate Migration and Labour in Bangladesh

As a Masters candidate (MSc in Human Ecology: Culture, Power and Sustainability) at Lund University, Sweden, I am currently based in Dhaka for the practicum portion of my degree. Working with the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), the research I conduct while in Bangladesh will contribute to my Masters thesis. My research.. Read More

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