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Bangladesh and Climate change

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

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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...
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...
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...
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