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  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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The BLDS print collection
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Scoping Report: current status of index-based insurance in Bangladesh
The WorldFish Center 2013
With current and anticipated increases in magnitude of extreme weather events and a declining consistency in weather patterns, particularly challenging for agriculture, there has been a growing interest in weather index-based insuranc...
Salinity progression at Khulna: anthropogenic or climate change induced?
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
Surface water salinity, being accentuated by the reduction in the dry season upland flows, now reaches as far as Khulna - a coastal city of Bangladesh highly exposed to climate change impacts. The projected sea level rise due to clima...
Use of a shared river by urban and Peri-urban residents: water use conflicts and adaptation measures
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
Khulna, the third largest metropolitan city (46 km) of Bangladesh, is vulnerable to climate change and unplanned urbanization process. The city has been identified as one of the 15 most climate change vulnerable cities of the world.&n...
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...
Urbanization climate change and water security: adaptation strategies and approaches
Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia 2013
The  relationship  between  urbanisation, water insecurity, and climate change is becoming evident  as cities are expanding in the global south. The first key challenge is to establish the links between these three...
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...
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