Climate Change Adaptation Actions in Bangladesh by Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam

By Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam

The e-book outlines the weather swap model (CCA) activities in Bangladesh drawing examples and classes from diverse tasks and courses within the nation. The content material is predicated on a variety of accessible files, a consultative workshop with the academicians from assorted universities project greater schooling on catastrophe hazard relief and weather swap model, and the editors’ personal wisdom and event within the box.

The e-book has 4 components. half I supplies the main points of weather switch affects, offering the eventualities, negotiations, and particular affects on sea-level upward push and the wellbeing and fitness sectors. half II makes a speciality of weather switch procedure and motion plans. half III covers socio-economic affects by way of fiscal and environmental expenses. half IV specializes in adaptive activities for agriculture, livelihoods, and built-in techniques in agriculture and fisheries. half V offers with climate-change governance concerns.

The fundamental goal teams for this publication are scholars and researchers within the fields of surroundings, catastrophe probability relief, and weather switch reports. The ebook will supply them with a good suggestion of the present development of analysis within the box and should provide easy wisdom in this very important subject in Bangladesh. one other objective team includes practitioners and coverage makers, who may be in a position to observe collective wisdom to coverage and choice making.

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In: Mirza MMQ, Ahmad QK (eds) Climate change and water resources in South Asia. A. A. Balkema Publishers, Leiden Ahmed AU, Mirza MMQ (2000) Review of causes and dimensions of floods with particular reference to flood ’98: national perspectives. In: Ahmed QK, Chowdhury AKA, Imam SH, Sarker M (eds) Perspectives on flood 1998. University Press Limited, Dhaka, pp 67–84 Ahmed QK, Warrick RA, Ericksen NJ, Mirza MQ (1994) The implications of climate change for Bangladesh: a synthesis. In: Warrick RA, Ahmad QK (eds) The implications of climate and sea-level change for Bangladesh.

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1997). Hydrological changes may have impacts that are positive in some aspects and negative in others. Increased runoff could also damage areas with a shallow water table. In such areas, a water-table rise disturbs agricultural use and damages buildings in urban areas. In addition, an increase in annual runoff may not lead to a beneficial increase in readily available water resources, if that additional runoff is concentrated during the high-flow season. Apart from this, increased precipitation intensity may result in periods of increased turbidity and nutrient and pathogen loadings to surface water sources.

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