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Bangladesh and Livelihoods

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

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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...
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...
Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia
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...
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
B. Babajanian; J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Holmes / Overseas Development Institute 2014
Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of thes...
Sustainable cities: local solutions in the global south
M. Robertson (ed) / International Development Research Centre 2012
As the combined problems of urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requir...
Development of airport and improvement of external debt management skills of Bangladesh
Korea Development Institute 2014
The Bangladesh government plans to implement a 10-year development plan to vitalize its tourism industry. To this end, a project for establishment of infrastructure is desperately required. In particular, the importance of air traffic...
Embedding gender and diversity in the Plantwise Programme: overview of findings
Evidence on Demand 2015
It is widely assumed that women are not heavily engaged in agriculture, however data from around the world highlights the critical role that women play in agricultural production, especially in less-developed countries. In spite of th...
Perceptions of farmers in Bangladesh to Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) as an Agricultural Pest in | Sarker | Environment and Natural Resources Research
A.H.M. Raihan Sarker; E. Røskaft / Canadian Center of Science and Education 2014
We explored the degree to which Bangladeshi farmers perceive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) as agricultural pests, as related to the type of farming and other demographic profile of the farmers. We analysed the size and cropping pa...
Impact Evaluation of the DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh, Phase II
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2014
The DFID Programme to Accelerate Improved Nutrition for the Extreme Poor in Bangladesh aims to improve nutrition outcomes for children, mothers and adolescent girls by integrating the delivery of a number of nutrition-specific (or dir...
The Bangladesh army: documenting its corporate interests
J. Bhattacharjee / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2010
Little is known and even less understood about the 200,000-strong Bangladesh Army's corporate interests. The importance of the subject owes itself to the fact that the army has been a veritable power of stability in a country that has...
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