"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."
Our NbS Bangladesh colleague, Dr. Haseeb Irfanullah made a presentation to find complementarity of LLA and NbS in a ICCCAD/IIED/WRI Consultation meeting on 23 May
ICCCAD/IIED/WRI led a “Consultation meeting on Locally-led Adaptation in Bangladesh” with CSOs in Dhaka, on 23 and 24 May 2022 where Dr. Haseeb Irfanullah highlighted about Intersection of Locally-led Adaptation (LLA) and Nature-based Solutions (NbS). Starting with introducing the NbS concept, Dr. Irfanullah focuses on progress Bangladesh has made in terms of action, knowledge, outreach, network and policy regarding NbS. Finally, he shared the linkages between IUCN Global NbS Standard’s 8 Criteria and 8 Principles of LLA.