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Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services Based Climate Change Adaptation (EbA) in Bangladesh: Status, Challenges and Opportunities

  • Huq, et al.
  • 2017

The paper aims to analyze the extent of Ecosystem Service (ESS) based Adaptation (EbA) to climate change in the policy-making process of Bangladesh. The paper is based on a three stage hybrid policy-making cycle: (i) agenda setting; (ii) policy formulation; and (iii) policy implementation stage, where the contributions of EbA can horizontally (on the ground).. Read More

Poverty, Climate Change Challenges and Coping Strategies of small Scale Farm Household

The main objective of study was to examine poverty level of small scale farmers, climate change challenges they faced and their coping strategies adopting in response to climate change impact. Primary data was collected through interview and group discussion during May 2015 in the Teesta riverine area under Rangpur district of northern Bangladesh. The SPSS.. Read More

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Muddy Waters: International Actors and Transboundary Water Cooperation in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Problemshed

The portion of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna mega-basin shared between Nepal, Bhutan, northern India, and Bangladesh is one of the poorest, most densely populated, ecologically vulnerable, and socially and politically unstable areas in the world. As such, reducing the potential for transboundary water conflict by increasing cooperation between riparian states has been of increasing interest to policy-makers.. Read More

Rising Sea-Level, Rising Threats

Backed by scientific data and evidences, Sea-level Rise (SLR) is no longer an issue of make-belief. Almost all states now agree to the emerging threats to security from climate change, especially risks from sea level rise to global peace and security.

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Strategy Formulation and Adaptation Pathways Generation for Sustainable Development of Western Floodplain of Ganges

The coastal zone of Bangladesh is very heterogeneous in nature and has marvelous potential to create opportunities of national importance and contribute to GDP. Among the potentials—intensification of agriculture, aqua-culture and marine fishery, ship building industry, eco-tourism, deep sea port etc. are most significant. Unfortunately, the coastal zone of the country is disaster prone area… Read More

The impact of environmental variables on faecal indicator bacteria in the Betna river basin, Bangladesh

Environmental variables influence Faecal Indicator Bacteria (FIB) in surface water. Understanding that influence is important, because presence of FIB, which are an indication of faecal contamination, means that harmful pathogens could be present that could also be influenced by environmental variables. Although some recent studies have focused on this topic, most of this work has.. Read More

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Impacts of and resilience to climate change at the bottom of the shrimp commodity chain in Bangladesh: A preliminary investigation

In the context of the exhaustion of marine fisheries, aquaculture increasingly plays a mounting role in the world economy and food security. However, it is confronted with and deeply affected by various threats and disruptions caused by global climate change. Bangladesh, a key site for global aquaculture production, contributes very little to global green-house gas.. Read More

Impact of dam on inundation regime of flood plain wetland of punarbhaba river basin of barind tract of Indo-Bangladesh

Present study raises a serious issue of wetland loss and transformation due to damming and water diversion. At present study, it is noticed that overall rainfall trend (−0.006) of the study period (1978–2015) remains unchanged but riparian wetland area is attenuated after damming both pre monsoon (March to May) and post monsoon season (October to.. Read More

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Shrimp and coastal adaptation: on the politics of climate justice

Strategies for climate change adaptation are contingent on normative analyses of ideal development outcomes and possible futures. Competing visions for the future thus result in adaptation programmes that benefit some while disadvantaging others. In coastal Bangladesh, shrimp aquaculture provides an example of one such adaptation strategy with contested unequal outcomes. Focusing on the impacts of.. Read More

Vulnerability and Climate Change Induced Human Displacement

This paper addresses the relationship between vulnerability and climate change induced human population displacement. Anthropogenic climate change is increasingly altering the way people live. A significant consequence of the effects of climate change is human displacement due to climate effects such as hurricanes, sea level rise, and drought. People displaced by the effects of climate.. Read More

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