Author/s:

Kamruzzaman, M.
Shaw, R.

Publisher:

Universal Journal of Agricultural Research

The paper provides a deep insight into the agricultural practices and cropping pattern in Haor basin. Boro-Fallow-Fallow is the dominant cropping pattern in entire Haor basin. The paper also examines the characteristics of flood and its effects on agricultural production. It is found that flash flood severely destroy standing boro rice just before harvesting almost every year. The paper focuses the principle interventions taken by different organizations (Government and Non-government) to secure agriculture based livelihood against flood hazard in Haor areas. Most of the government initiatives were found structural whereas non-structural measures were prioritized by non-government organizations. The paper formulates a framework for sustainable agricultural production in Haor basin.

 

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