Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change mitigation, Climate change in Bangladesh
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- DocumentAnthem Press, 2016When 500,000 Bangladeshis fled to huge concrete cyclone shelters to escape Cyclone Roanu in May 2016, it has hardly reported. Shelters and warning systems have already cut the death rate from super cyclones by 98%, but because few people died and the shelters were designed and built by Bangladeshis, not by aid agencies, few are aware of this striking progress.Document
Benefits and costs of climate change mitigation technologies in paddy rice: focus on Bangladesh and VietnamClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Existing 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.Document2013Recently, an international Arbitration Tribunal, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), decided in favour of the ‘climate victims’ of Bangladesh against international gas extracting company, NIKO, and due to that decision, it will now be possible for the domestic courts of Bangladesh to hear the pending money suit on compensation.DocumentInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, 2013Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are fast becoming the climate finance vehicle of choice to help developing countries transition to low carbon, climate resilient futures.DocumentInternational Tropical Timber Organization, 2013This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India, and concludes with some lessons learned.Document
A toolkit for integrating disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into ecosystem management of coastal and marine areas in south AsiaUnited Nations Development Programme, 2012This comprehensive toolkit, jointly produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Asia Pacific Secretariat, seeks to provide strategies for integrating disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) into ecosystem management of coastal and marine areas in south Asia.DocumentNorwegian Church Aid, 2012This paper aims to summarise current international and national literature on climate change and put it into language which will be more easily understood by development practitioners in Bangladesh and elsewhere. This version is in Bangla.Specifically, the paper is divided into the following sections:OrganisationThe Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) promotes people-centred sustainable development by innovation, application and advancement of appropriate scientific, technical and local kDocumentInternational Development Law Organisation, 2011This paper highlights the challenges that governments face in implementing their international climate change policy commitments and the means to addressing these challenges. The authors note that international action on climate change is a relatively new phenomenon and legal systems were designed prior to the establishment of the multilateral climate change regime.DocumentCentre for Development Informatics, 2011The southwest coastal region of Bangladesh is particularly climate vulnerable; impacted both by immediate climate events and by longer term climate change. As a result, local farmers are demanding information about pest control, new saline tolerant varieties, improved agricultural management practices, and early warning of weather events, amongst others.