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Socio-economic Factors Affecting Fertilization Sustainability in Bangladesh: Effects of Traditional Way of Fertilization and Rental Land Farming

Abstract: The study focuses on how socio-economic and demographic indicators affect fertilization sustainability (excessive amount of fertilization). Principally we aim to examine the significance magnitude of the effects of three socio-demographic variables such as traditional way of fertilization, rental land farming, and farmers’ younger age on over-fertilization in Bangladesh and other developing countries. In 1960s,.. Read More

Socio-economic Factors Affecting Fertilization Sustainability in Bangladesh: Effects of Traditional Way of Fertilization and Rental Land Farming

The study focuses on how socio-economic and demographic indicators affect fertilization sustainability (excessive amount of fertilization). Principally we aim to examine the significance magnitude of the effects of three socio-demographic variables such as traditional way of fertilization, rental land farming, and farmers’ younger age on over-fertilization in Bangladesh and other developing countries. In 1960s, Bangladesh.. Read More

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Extending Community Operational Research to Address Institutional Aspects of Societal Problems: Experiences from Peri-urban Bangladesh

Community operational research (COR) helps local stakeholders address complex messy problems related to public goods. Many of these problems feature an institutional dimension, whereby institutions refer to rules that structure behaviour and interactions in society. If a sound analysis of the institutional dimension in such cases is limited in scope, or even completely absent, this.. Read More

Identifying dam-induced wetland changes using an inundation frequency approach: The case of the Atreyee River basin of Indo-Bangladesh

Identification and monitoring of hydro-ecologically complex, seasonal floodplain wetlands poses a great challenge, but is essential for sustainable management of wetland and wetland resources. The present paper concentrates on wetland delineation and monitoring in the Atreyee River floodplain with reference to the flow regulation imposed by a dam built in 2012. We applied a water.. Read More

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Where is the coast? Monitoring coastal land dynamics in Bangladesh: An integrated management approach using GIS and remote sensing techniques

This paper draws upon the application of GIS and remote sensing techniques to investigate the dynamic nature and management aspects of land in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. The geomorphological characteristic of the coastal areas is highly dynamic where land erosion and accretion with different rates remain a constant phenomenon. This study focuses on three.. Read More

Indigenous people’s perceptions about climate change, forest resource management, and coping strategies: a comparative study in Bangladesh

This study addresses the perceptions of indigenous people in Bangladesh in relation to the causes and impacts of climate change and how they use their indigenous knowledge to manage their forest resources and apply a variety of coping strategies in the face of climate change. This study selected two indigenous communities living in Lawachara Punji.. Read More

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A Review of Food Security and the Potentials to Develop Spatially Informed Food Policies in Bangladesh

Background Food security globally depends primarily on three components: food availability, food access, and food utilization. Regional variations of these components may affect food security via spatial differences in natural, social or economic conditions and the interaction of these in a complex environmental system. Purpose It is important to understand the regional variation of food.. Read More

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

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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

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

Journal of Thermal Energy Systems