Flood in a Changing Climate: The Impact on Livelihood and How the Rural Poor Cope in Bangladesh

It is already documented that climate change will lead to an intensification of the global water cycle with a consequent increase in flood hazards. Bangladesh is also facing an increasing trend of flood disasters. Among the various risks and disasters in Bangladesh, flood is the most common and frequent. Floods make people vulnerable, as they.. Read More

A critical assessment of knowledge quality for climate adaptation in Sylhet Division, Bangladesh

There are numerous challenges to mobilising high quality knowledge in support of climate adaptation. Urgent adaptive action often has to be taken on the basis of imperfect information, with the risk of maladaptive consequences. These issues of knowledge quality can be particularly acute in vulnerable developing countries like Bangladesh, where there can be less capacity.. Read More


Feasibility study of waste to energy and power generation of Dhaka city

Bangladesh is a developing country with high population density and rich in natural resource. People of Bangladesh are gradually shifting from agricultural to a more service oriented economy. This means for millions of Bangladeshi now have the ability to consume an enormous variety of goods and services that were previously either unavailable or unaffordable. From.. Read More

Land Use Change and Forest Fragmentation Analysis: A Geoinformatics Approach on Chunati Wildlife Sanctuary, Bangladesh

Geoinformatics approach is increasingly used to monitor land use change as well as forest fragmentation due to availability of Landsat satellite data. In Bangladesh many initiatives have been taken to prepare land use maps but forest fragmentation modelling is quite new. In this research, geoinformatics approach is thoroughly used to determine land use changes of.. Read More

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Climate change effects and adaptation measures for crop production in South-West coast of Bangladesh

A survey was conducted to determine the effect of climate change on crop production and water quality in 12 villages of Deluty and Garaikhali unions under Paikgacha upazila of Khulna district, Bangladesh. Total of 100 farmers were interviewed using a pre-tested questionnaire. The climatic hazards as reported on the study area are salinity, cyclone, drought,.. Read More

Ethical Climate and Employee Turnover Intention in the Ready-Made Garment Industry of Bangladesh

A study based on an extensive literature review and a survey of operators in the labor-intensive ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh examined the impact of an organization’s ethical climate on employees’ intention to leave. It showed that as the ethical climate of an organization improves, the intention to leave declines and the more likely employees.. Read More


Effect of Ganges River Morphological Dynamics and Farakka Barrage on Upward Migration and Catch of Indian Shad (Tenualosa Ilisha) in Bangladesh

Tenualosa ilisha, the largest and single most valuable shery, considered as the ag-ship species of Bangladesh, also commonly known as Indian Shad in South-East-Asia, is now becoming a threatened species due to human intervention and climatic factors. This study is aimed to assess the impact of the Farakka barrage and the Ganges River morphological dynamics.. Read More

Reasons for non-compliance with cyclone evacuation orders in Bangladesh

Despite significant improvement in cyclone early warning systems and emergency evacuation procedures in Bangladesh, a considerable number of potential victims do not evacuate. This paper, based on secondary published sources and administrative data, explores evacuation behavior during cyclones in Bangladesh and why people do not evacuate (move to cyclone shelters or safer places) despite early.. Read More

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Hygiene on maternity units: lessons from a needs assessment in Bangladesh and India

Background: As the proportion of deliveries in health institutions increases in low- and middle-income countries, so do the challenges of maintaining standards of hygiene and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) in mothers and babies. Adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and infection prevention and control (IPC) in these settings should be seen as integral parts of.. Read More

Role of Roadside Plantation on Climate Change Mitigation Through Carbon Sequestration of Dhaka Northern City

Diversified vegetation either naturally grown or planted support the ecosystem in which roads are constructed anthropogenicaly and perform an essential role in carbon sequestration as well as climate change mitigation. An importance has been taken by plantation REDD+ strategies as enlarging carbon sequestration. Present study was conducted in 2015 for monitoring plant diversity and their.. Read More