British Journal of Environment and Climate Change

Measuring Climate Change Vulnerability and its Adaptive Capacity: Policies and Planning for Bangladesh

Aims: The paper aims to quantify the spatial vulnerability and adaptive capacity to climate change throughout the various regions i.e. divisions of Bangladesh. Another aim was to formulate befitted policies and planning to reduce the climate change vulnerability for the rural poor. Study Design: A statistical methodology was implemented to quantify vulnerability and adaptive capacity.. Read More

Acacia Catechu Trees in Rice Fields: A Traditional Agroforestry System of Northern Bangladesh

Growing Acacia catechu trees on rice fields is one traditional crop-land Agroforestry system of Rajshahi region in Bangladesh. Farming system was explored with detailed information on farm operations and cropping calendar including system outputs. System dynamics was also evaluated. PRA exercises were conducted for a biophysical assessment. The information was collected on informant wise and.. Read More


Impact of Climate Change on Water with Reference to the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna River Basin

This chapter emphasizes the impact of climate change on water regime in the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna (GBM) river basin. Situation analysis of the GBM landscape gives an understanding about the potential prospects and emerging challenges of the region in the face of changing climate and environmental pollution that affects water regime and its quality. This chapter reveals.. Read More

Potential impacts of the Sunderban mangrove degradation on future coastal flooding in Bangladesh

The coastal areas of Bangladesh are recognized by the United Nations (UN) as the most vulnerable areas in the world to tropical cyclones and also the sixth most vulnerable country to floods around the world. Cyclone Sidr (2007) was one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in Bangladesh causing nearly 10,000 deaths and $1.7 billion.. Read More

ProQuest Dissertations Publishing

The impact of climate change in Bangladesh on the rice market and farm households

Bangladesh is trying to achieve self-sufficiency in domestic rice production but climate change effects on agricultural production makes it challenging to attain the goal. The country is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change since it is the major cause to rise in sea level, more warm summer, and happening food and cyclone in.. Read More

Socioeconomic Conditions, Agricultural Practices and Communication Status of the Vulnerable Haor People in Bangladesh

Haor is basin like structure where water remains either stagnant or in flash flooding condition and agricultural activities are limited to four to five months in any year due to inundate on flood water. The main crop boro are usually damaged by flash floods nearly every year. So, the present study has been conducted with.. Read More

American Journal of Rural Development
Prakriti Resources Centre

Accessing the Green Climate Fund

The term ‘climate finance’ has often been a subject of contestation because of lack of internationally agreed upon definition. It has been loosely defined by institutions working on climate change as any amount of money allocated and disbursed for reducing greenhouse gas emissions or helping countries/communities adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. While.. Read More

Facing Seasonal Crisis and “MONGA” in the northwestern Bangladesh:Transforming Vulnerability into Resiliece

This paper looks into the issue of seasonal crisis in the North-western part of Bangladesh which is more popularly known as ‘monga’ phenomenon. Building on empirical findings from a baseline study and post-interventional impact evaluation, this paper unbundles how seasonal crisis and monga situation was tackled successfully. The discussion provides significant insights and a concrete.. Read More

Commonwealth of Learning

Solar-powered floating schools in flood-prone Bangladesh: An inclusive and sustainable solution towards greater equality

One fifth of Bangladesh floods annually during the monsoon season, but extreme floods cover up to two thirds. In recent years, the flooding has become more severe. During the monsoon period, thousands of schools are forced to close, and many children miss school days. Due to socio-cultural norms, the majority of rural adolescent girls are.. Read More

Soil Moisture Effects on the Growth of Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) Varieties in Bangladesh

Large-seeded, vegetable type soybean has been introduced to South Africa as a supplemen-tary high quality protein food source that is eaten as a green vegetable and is non-genetically modified. The crop is promoted for small-scale farming and community garden projects with emerging farmers currently producing the crop under contract. However, the newly intro-duced cultivars need.. Read More

Sociedad de Ciencias de Galicia