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Bangladesh

Bangladesh
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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Water security in Peri-Urban Khulna: adapting to climate change and urbanization
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2011
Khulna is the third largest metropolitan city of Bangladesh with a population of 1.4 million with the Rupsha and Bhairab - the two major tidal rivers flowing on the east of the city. Due to unplanned and unregulated urbanizati...
Gender specific vulnerability in climate change and possible sustainable livelihoods of coastal people. a case from Bangladesh
J. Garai / Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management 2016
Gender differences in vulnerability to climate change related disaster is severe in Bangladesh. Like many other developing countries of the world, Bangladeshi women have limited access to resources and decision making power. T...
Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh
D.D. Headey; J. Hoddinott / Science Direct 2016
This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutriti...
A people-centred perspective on climate change, environmental stress, and livelihood resilience in Bangladesh
Sustainability Science 2016
The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards. This article presents findings from the Gibika project, which researches livelihood resilience in seven...
Building climate resilience to Noapara Town - a coastal urban centre of Bangladesh
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Coastal regions in low-lying countries are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change such as sea level rise, coastal inundation, erosion, cyclones and saline water intrusion. Bangladesh is situated in one of world...
Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). This monograph focuses on...
Health impact of climate change in Bangladesh: a summary
Scientific Research Publishing 2016
Bangladesh, one of the South Asian countries , has started experiencing major public health i m- pacts of climate change due to its vulnerable geographical location. The objective of this paper is to look at the extent of climate chan...
Child centred community resiliance: final evaluation of the Bangladesh Child Resilience Project
C.L. Sterrett / Save the Children [Sweden] 2015
For communities at risk from shocks, stresses and uncertainty, building resilience is an essential yet challenging development process. It r equires working on multiple fronts to: reduce people's exposure and vulnerability; build thei...
Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2014
Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local n...
Asia report on climate change and indigenous people
J. Carling; J. Carino; L.N. Sherpa / Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 2016
The impacts of climate change are severe for at least 260 million indigenous peoples in Asia. The effects of warming temperature, extreme weather events, unpredictable seasons and sea level rise include loss of lives and prope...
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