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Bangladesh

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

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Fragile Environment, Seasonality, and Maternal and Childhood Undernutrition in Bangladesh
M. Mohsena; B. Chakraborty; M. Hossain; A.N. Mahfuzur Rahman; A. Bayes / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Spatial distribution of poverty in Bangladesh shows that poverty is concentrated in ecologically unfavourable areas. Recently, the issue of spatial distribution of undernutrition has emerged as a matter of concern as well, considering...
Does Agriculture Promote Diet Diversity? A Bangladesh Study
M. Hossain; N.A. Jimi; M.A. Islam / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
It is now widely recognised that intake of sufficient dietary energy does not ensure adequate intake of protein and micronutrients necessary for leading an active and healthy life. Legumes, animal products, fruit and vegetables are im...
Benefits and costs of climate change mitigation technologies in paddy rice: focus on Bangladesh and Vietnam
R. Basak / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
Existing evidence and expert opinion indicate that AWD is very promising in terms of its potential to increase farmers’ yields and profits and GHG reduction potential in Bangladesh and Vietnam. This report examines the cos...
Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh
I. Delaporte; M. Maurel / Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international / Foundation for International Development Study and Research 2016
Climate change is expected to disproportionately affect agriculture; however, there is limited information on smallholder farmers ‘ overall vulnerability and adaptation needs. This paper estimates the impact of climatic shocks on...
How can Bangladesh's private sector engage with the Green Climate Fund?
Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) helps developing countries achieve their ambition for low-carbon resilient development. Although Bangladesh’s private sector has shown interest in seizing the opportunities offered, it lacks the knowl...
What development interventions work? The long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programs in Bangladesh
A.R. Quisumbing / Department for International Development, UK 2010
While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help individuals and households escape poverty, few studies have evaluated their long-term impact. Using a newly available longitudinal dat...
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...
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