Pay 4 water

Water Quality and Willingness to Pay for Safe Drinking Water in Tala Upazila in a Coastal District of Bangladesh

  • Dey, et al.
  • 2018

This study, conducted in Tala Upazila (with > 0.3 million people) situated in a coastal district of Bangladesh, endeavors to identify the water quality situation and to assess people’s willingness to pay for safe drinking water; with a view to develop policies and programs to improve people’s access to safe and affordable drinking water in the coastal.. Read More

Turning the Tide?

When water management projects or interventions continued to fail to fulfil their expected long-term objectives in the south-western coastal delta in Bangladesh and, arguably, caused severe flooding (3-6 months a year) since the mid-1980s (Tutu, 2005; Kibria and Mahmud, 2010; Amir et al., 2013), management approaches had to be modified. The new direction emphasized high.. Read More


Capacity Building Day 2017 -Proceedings

The first Capacity-Building Day, a side event at the 23rd Conference of Parties was held on November 16, 2017 at GIZ GmbH offices at Heinrich-von-Stephan-Straße 9, 53175 Bonn, Germany. The aim of the daylong event was to bring together practitioners, policymakers, researchers and students to bridge the gap between the need for capacities and those.. Read More

Governance matters: climate change, corruption, and livelihoods in Bangladesh

Governance matters climate change, corruption, and livelihoods in Bangladesh In world climate science, Bangladesh is considered a poster child of vulnerability.The primary stressors that affect the vulnerability of the Bangladeshi population include sea-level rise, biodiversity degradation, saltwater intrusion, desertification, social exclusion, un- stable political conditions, and weak governance systems. Governance is an important non- climatic stressor that.. Read More


The Role of Universities in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The policy brief summarizes the significant benefits universities can gain from engaging with the sustainable development goals (SDGs), how the university can contribute to implementing the SDGs and step to help universities engage with the SDGs.


The paper primarily focuses urban material culture and its adverse impact on urban waste management and finally the environmental services. The study results show the increase of personal purchasing capacity, pleasure in aesthetes, upholding the social esteem push people towards material culture at a hyper level. It causes a serious risk of waste management and.. Read More


The Importance of Improved Cooking Stove for Forest Conservation, Economic Benefits and Climate Change Mitigation—A Bangladesh Case Study

  • Roy, et al.
  • 2018

Biomass energy is one of the most primary sources of energy for the poor people particularly for the forest dependent communities. Similarly, forest dependent communities in Bangladesh use different types of forest biomass energy (i.e., wood, trees, leaves, undergrowth and bamboo) as fuels in the traditional cooking stove which results on continuous forest destruction, incomplete.. Read More

Evaluating the Suitability of Community-Based Adaptation: A Case Study of Bangladesh

Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is increasingly recognised as a promising approach for the most vulnerable people to adapt to climate change impacts. However, CBA has conceptual and procedural challenges, e.g., lacking of an established theory. Under this context evaluating the suitability of CBA merits a closer look. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the.. Read More

Clean Water: Design of an efficient and feasible water treatment plant for rural South-Bengal

Waste water treatment is an important issue because of lessening water resources. The primary reason for waste water treatment process is to expel the different constituents of the polluting load: solids, natural carbon, supplements, inorganic salts, metals, pathogens and so on. In this paper, mainly decentralized method is considered as a solution. A new rural.. Read More

Productivity and Profitability of Jackfruit-Eggplant Agroforestry System in the Terrace Ecosystem of Bangladesh

Multistoried agroforestry systems as a form of jackfruit-eggplant based is increasingly recognized as a promising option to counteract the catastrophic effects of climate change through providing multifaceted benefits. Unfortunately, farmers of Bangladesh did not manage their jackfruit orchard in a scientific manner. Therefore, the present study was aimed to assess the productivity and profitability of.. Read More