Evaluating the Suitability of Community-Based Adaptation: A Case Study of Bangladesh

Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) is increasingly recognised as a promising approach for the most vulnerable people to adapt to climate change impacts. However, CBA has conceptual and procedural challenges, e.g., lacking of an established theory. Under this context evaluating the suitability of CBA merits a closer look. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the.. Read More

Clean Water: Design of an efficient and feasible water treatment plant for rural South-Bengal

Waste water treatment is an important issue because of lessening water resources. The primary reason for waste water treatment process is to expel the different constituents of the polluting load: solids, natural carbon, supplements, inorganic salts, metals, pathogens and so on. In this paper, mainly decentralized method is considered as a solution. A new rural.. Read More


Productivity and Profitability of Jackfruit-Eggplant Agroforestry System in the Terrace Ecosystem of Bangladesh

Multistoried agroforestry systems as a form of jackfruit-eggplant based is increasingly recognized as a promising option to counteract the catastrophic effects of climate change through providing multifaceted benefits. Unfortunately, farmers of Bangladesh did not manage their jackfruit orchard in a scientific manner. Therefore, the present study was aimed to assess the productivity and profitability of.. Read More

Adaptation strategies to floods: A gender-based analysis of the farming-dependent char community in the Padma floodplain, Bangladesh

  • Naz, et al.
  • 2018

This paper examines the determinants affecting adaptation strategies adopted by men and women in char farming households in Zanjira, Bangladesh, to deal with floods. The term char land refers to a mid-channel island that periodically appears in the riverbed owing to accretion. The study used primary and secondary data. Primary data were collected from a.. Read More


Assessment of Biogas Resources for Rural Electrification in Bangladesh

Production of biogas from organic waste exposes massive interest in many parts of the world. Biogasproduction system offers various sorts of benefits over other forms of bio-energy as it provides different forms ofenergy and reduces huge amount of environmental impact. As Bangladesh is an agricultural country, it hasblessed with plenty of biomass, which can be.. Read More

Changing climate policy paradigms in Bangladesh and Nepal

  • Vij, et al.
  • 2017

•Climate policies are shaped by climate policy paradigms (CPPs), a set of prevailing ideas and strategies.•Differentiated climate policy progress can be observed in Bangladesh and Nepal.•Competing CPPs currently exist in two countries that create diversified policy responses.•‘Layering’ of different CPPs can be attributed to various drivers in the two LDCs.•Knowledge on CPPs can support policy.. Read More


Analyzing Land Cover Change and Urban Growth Trajectories of the Mega-Urban Region of Dhaka Using Remotely Sensed Data and an Ensemble Classifier

Accurate information on, and human interpretation of, urban land cover using satellite-derived sensor imagery is critical given the intricate nature and niches of socioeconomic, demographic, and environmental factors occurring at multiple temporal and spatial scales. Detailed knowledge of urban land and their changing pattern over time periods associated with ecological risk is, however, required for.. Read More

Climate change and microfinance

The ongoing emission of greenhouse gases by human activities will continue to increase the temperature of the earth. Within the populations that will be most affected by global warming, the plight of many individuals is linked to the ability of microfinance institutions (MFIs) to adapt to the consequences of climate change. In this paper, we.. Read More


Moving away from technocratic framing: agroecology and food sovereignty as possible alternatives to alleviate rural malnutrition in Bangladesh

Bangladesh continues to experience stubbornly high levels of rural malnutrition amid steady economic growth and poverty reduction. The policy response to tackling malnutrition shows an overwhelmingly technocratic bias, which depoliticizes the broader question of how the agro-food regime is structured. Taking an agrarian and human rights-based approach, this paper argues that rural malnutrition must be.. Read More

Local expert experiences and perceptions of environmentally induced migration from Bangladesh to India

This study investigates local expert perceptions of the role of environmental factors, especially in terms of contemporary climate change, in population movements from Bangladesh to India. The aim is to delve into locally held understandings of the phenomenon and to gain a better understanding of these migration processes, which are actively intertwined with local experiences… Read More