Climate finance at local government in Bangladesh

The 2010 World Development Report (WDR) on Development and Climate Change sets out a global overview of climate change and its implications for development. Climate change now poses an undeniable hazard to people of all over the world. Although reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other effects of climate change issues will get a priority, supporting.. Read More

Governance Matters: Power, Corruption, Social Exclusion, and Climate Change in Bangladesh

Although there is a growing literature on non-climatic drivers of vulnerability to climate change, there are only a few empirical case studies that demonstrate the process through which vulnerability is produced. Moreover, existing climate literatures offer very limited insights on the linkages between governance and vulnerability to climate change. Within the governance framework, this dissertation.. Read More

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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

Water Soluble Ionic Species in the Atmospheric Fine Particulate Matters (PM 2.5 ) in a Southeast Asian Mega City (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Atmospheric fine particulate matters (PM 2.5) were collected with an Envirotech Instrument (Model APM 550) at the roof of Khundkur Mukarram Hussain Science Building, University of Dhaka, Ban-gladesh between January and February, 2013. PM2.5 samples were collected on Quartz fiber filters during day and night time. Water soluble ions (sulfate, nitrate, phosphate, chloride, bromide, so-dium,.. Read More