Nexus between salinity and ecological sustainability of crop production of Southwest coastal region of Bangladesh : approach of Translog Production Function

Salinity has been increasing over period of time of southwest coastal region of Bangladesh and 0.223 million ha (26.7%) of total cultivated land is affected by various degree of salinity and badly hampered in the crop ecology. It is now threatened in food security. This study carried out through questionnaire survey in the salinity prone.. Read More

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

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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

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

Changes of shrimp farming in southwest coastal Bangladesh

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Shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farming is a traditional aquaculture in southwest coastal Bangladesh. Changes in both the farming practice and yield of shrimp since the advent of commercial production in this area are evident in scientific studies. We assessed the historical perspective of shrimp farming indicating the major phase changes and present situation of the shrimp.. Read More


Although households in the coastal areas of Bangladesh undertake various adaptation and coping measures to minimise their vulnerability to cyclone hazards and salinity intrusion, these autonomous measures have received little attention in the past. However, the Government of Bangladesh has recently emphasised the importance of understanding these measures so that necessary interventions to make households.. Read More

An assessment of climate change impacts and adaptation in South Asian agriculture

This study synthesizes the impacts of climate change on agriculture and assesses the status of policies, programs, and strategies to adapt small farm holders to climate change in South Asia. Published literature on climate change and its impact on agriculture is increasing, but there is little effort to analyze and document impacts and strategies to.. Read More

Resilience, political ecology, and well-being: an interdisciplinary approach to understanding social-ecological change in coastal Bangladesh

The commodification of peasant livelihoods through export-oriented aquaculture has brought about significant social-ecological changes in low-lying coastal areas in many parts of Asia. A better understanding of the underlying drivers and distributional effects of these changes requires integration of social and ecological approaches that often have different epistemological origins. Resilience thinking has gained increased traction.. Read More

Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Shrimp Culture in Some Selected Areas of Bagerhat District

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Socio-economic and environmental impacts analysis of shrimp (Paeneus monodon) farming in the gher area of Bagerhat District is an important aspect where shrimp cultivation increased over the years. An investigation was conducted to evaluate the present socio-economic status as well as to investigate the soil and water quality of the study area. This study has been carried.. Read More