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Social Capital and Good Governance—A Nexus for Disaster Management: Lessons Learned from Bangladesh

This paper summarizes the good practice and lessons learned from the recent cyclone disasters and water surge events from the coastal areas of Bangladesh and reveals how people could facilitate the resilience based on governance and existing chain of social capital. The research identifies that social capital plays important role to boost up resilience based.. Read More

Climate Change Disclosures in the Annual Reports: Evidence from Bangladesh

  • Dey, et al.
  • 2017

 This study examines the nature and extent of climate change disclosures in the corporate annual reports of the listed companies in Dhaka Stock Exchange, Bangladesh. For this purpose, annual reports related to the year 2014 of the sample 88 listed companies have been scrutinized. In regard to this study, content analysis approach has been conducted.. Read More

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Journal of Thermal Energy Systems

Energy Harvest from Water Wave – Bangladesh Prospect

Searching the alternative energy sources has become essential to meet the energy crisis especially for the developing country like Bangladesh. This article focuses on the importance, possibilities, environmental effects and challenges of harvesting energy from water waves and different wave projects that are ongoing in different countries around the world in order to meet the.. Read More

Urban Informal Economy in Bangladesh: A Case Study on Mobile Vegetable Vendor in Dhaka City

The informal economic sector is very important for the economy of any developing country. As a developing country, informal economy plays a significant role to Bangladesh’s labor market. But this sector is still undernourished. This research was conducted to understand the contribution of the urban informal sector at a micro scale. This paper aimed at.. Read More

The Qualitative Report

Flood vulnerability, local perception and gender role judgment using multivariate analysis: A problem-based “participatory action to Future Skill Management” to cope with flood impacts

  • , et al.
  • 2017

Flood impacts and social vulnerability are substantial threats for the sustainable development of the developing world. This study focuses on some particular points of flood impacts and the local concept towards existing management capacity. Additionally, significant focus was given to gender roles and how they may impact measures that aim towards reducing flood risks. Both.. Read More

Flood vulnerability, local perception and gender role judgment using multivariate analysis: A problem-based “participatory action to Future Skill Management” to cope with flood impacts

  • , et al.
  • 2017

Flood impacts and social vulnerability are substantial threats for the sustainable development of the developing world. This study focuses on some particular points of flood impacts and the local concept towards existing management capacity. Additionally, significant focus was given to gender roles and how they may impact measures that aim towards reducing flood risks. Both.. Read More

Cogent Engineering

Household energy and environmental analysis to highlight the impact of modern energy access in Bangladesh

Access of modern energy is the critical challenge in many developing countries to improve the socio-economic status and quality lifestyle. This paper illustrates the comparative energy and environmental analysis among three categories residential household in a developing country Bangladesh. The households are categorized based on types of energy access, since different communities adopted combination of.. Read More

Evaluating the contribution of diversified shrimp-rice agroecosystems in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India to social-ecological resilience

Shrimp-rice farming practices in the coastal areas of Bangladesh and West Bengal, India are reviewed. It is apparent that this integrated aquaculture-agriculture system is suited to environmental and hydrological conditions found in specific areas. Production strategies devised by farmers demonstrate that the diversified culture of shrimp with rice is technically feasible. Shrimp-rice agroecosystems exhibit several.. Read More

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Role of Climate Smart Agriculture Technologies in Sustainable Crop Production by the Coastal Farmers of Bangladesh

The study was conducted to find out the role of Climate Smart Agricultural (CSA) technologies in sustainable crop production. The data were collected from 60 randomly selected coastal farmers from the period of August 2017. A mixed method (personal interview and Focus group discussion) was used to determine the role of CSA technologies in sustainable.. Read More

Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) in South Asia

Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) is a global partnership that connects climate and environmental science with data streams to generate decision support tools and training for decision-makers in developing countries. Translating complex climate information into easy to understand actionable formats to spread awareness in the form of climate services is core to CSRD’s mission… Read More

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