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Measuring climate change risk on supply chain of rice in Bangladesh

Climate change may cause abrupt fluctuations in weather and it is a potential threat to rice production of Bangladesh. Existence of the causal relation between the state of weather and rice production sets the objective of this paper to measure the probable risk on supply chain of rice due to climate change. Applying the risk.. Read More

Climate change, its impacts and possible community based responses in Bangladesh

This paper aims to summarise current international and national literature on climate change and put it into language which will be more easily understood by development practitioners in Bangladesh and elsewhere. Specifically, the paper is divided into the following sections: what is climate change? future climate change predictions climate change mitigation climate change effects on.. Read More

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Special Report – Water Issues between Nepal, India & Bangladesh: a review of literature

After a thorough examination of the available literature on water issues between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the author has observed that there is an acute lack of scholarly work on issues pertaining to water issues in South Asia. Most of the work available is in the form of newspaper articles. Additionally, the available reports do.. Read More

Impact of Climate Change: Migration as one of the adaptation strategies

Traditional climate change literature generally treats migration with fear. It is depicted as a manifestation of acute vulnerability of people experiencing climate change. Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change and climate change induced displacement. So far little research has been conducted to assess the nature and extent of population displacement.. Read More

Impact of Climate Change Migration as one of the Adaptation Strategies
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Climate Change and Migration: Rethinking Policies for Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

Climate change due to greenhouse gas emissions is now, at some level, a fact. IPCC and other sci-scientific bodies have modeled a number of future scenarios estimating changes in weather pat-terns, ocean currents, and (more recently) econ-systems. Average atmospheric temperatures are increasing and with this increase scientists expect (and in some cases may already be.. Read More

Assessing the Role of Microfinance in Fostering Adaptation to Climate Change

Much of the current policy debate on adaptation to climate change has focused on estimation of adaptation costs, ways to raise and to scale-up funding for adaptation, and the design of the international institutional architecture for adaptation financing. There is however little or no emphasis so far on actual delivery mechanisms to channel these resources.. Read More

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Cyclones and the Rakhain: Indigenous Perception, Prediction and Survival Strategies

Bangladesh is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Natural calamities like cyclones, tornadoes, tidal surges, storm surges, riverbank erosion, floods and droughts are very frequent in this country. Of the natural disasters, cyclones together with storm surges appear to be the most devastating, especially in the coastal areas. In the coastal.. Read More

Building a collaborative platform for climate change: an action research approach

The rapid increase in development assistance funding for climate change has brought with it opportunities to scale up work on development and poverty reduction. But there is also a danger that adaptation interventions will not be based on sound research, or that research will not be relevant or accessible to the developing countries it is.. Read More

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Special Report – water Issues between Nepal, India & Bangladesh: a review of literature

After a thorough examination of the available literature on water issues between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the author has observed that there is an acute lack of scholarly work on issues pertaining to water issues in South Asia. Most of the work available is in the form of newspaper articles. Additionally, the available reports do.. Read More

The proposal of strengthening embankment in Sundarban: Myth and Reality

Since Aila or the tropical cyclone with a wind speed of 120 km/hr ravaged Sundarban on 25th May, 209, the the Government of West Bengal, as reported in newspapers, has expressed the opinion that strengthening embankments with concrete material would save people from such disasters in future. This hasty opinion emerged in a complete isolation.. Read More