"Communities within Bangladesh have been working with nature for many years to adapt to climatic impacts and there is a rich body of knowledge on how to implement Nature-based Solutions."
About 50% of Bangladesh is categorized as wetlands, mostly rivers and floodplains. Floating agriculture is a traditional agricultural practice of Bangladesh, which uses plant materials to make floating rafts in waterlogged areas to raise seedlings and grow vegetables in [...] Read more
The coastal afforestation activities started in Bangladesh back in 1965. By 2013, Bangladesh Forest Department established plantation in 209,140 hectares of coastal area of which more than 93% was with mangrove species (DoE, 2015). The Forestry Sector Master Plan [...] Read more
In Bangladesh, Protected Areas (PAs) include sanctuaries, national parks, community conservation areas, safari parks, eco-parks, botanical gardens, special biodiversity conservation area, and traditional heritage and kunjaban declared under the Bangladesh Wildlife (Preservation) Order, 1973. This law has recently been [...] Read more
Since 25 August 2017, Bangladesh has been providing shelter to Rohingyas, the Muslim minority of Myanmar, who escaped the genocide in their homeland. As of April 2020, about 860,000 Rohingya [...] Read more
Haor region is located in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh. Haors are backwater swamps or bowl-shaped depressions between the natural levees of rivers made up of numerous beels or permanent water bodies. In winter, only these beels have water, [...] Read more