Environmental aspects of agricultural development in Bangladesh

  • 190 Pages
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  • English

University Press , Dhaka, Bangladesh
Other titlesAgricultural development in Bangladesh.
Statementeditors, Saleemul Huq, A. Atiq Rahman, Gordon R. Conway.
ContributionsHuq, Saleemul., Rahman, A. Atiq., Conway, Gordon.
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 190 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1679849M
LC Control Number91900682

Environmental aspects of agricultural development in Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh: University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Saleemul Huq; A Atiq Rahman; Gordon Conway.

Agricultural development and particularly increased cereal production has been one of the most important planning objective for Bangladesh. New technologies and inputs have been incorporated, land use and cropping patterns are changing and environmental issues.

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Log In. Sale. Environmental Aspects of Agricultural Development in Bangladesh ৳ ৳ Environmental Aspects of Agricultural Development in Bangladesh quantity. Add to cart. This book examines the performance of Bangladeshi agriculture in light of the most recent thinking on economic development and the environment.

It both analyses the experience during the ss and discusses the major issues and challenges with special emphasis on the prospects for sustainable agricultural development in the future. Using a blend of primary and secondary data, the book Cited by: Bangladesh is one of the least developed countries in the World.

The great majority of its people depend on agriculture for earning their living. Despite planned efforts by the government to increase agricultural productivity Environmental aspects of agricultural development in Bangladesh book more than three decades, the growth and output in this sector has not kept pace with the growth of population.

Bangladesh, especially in mapping shrimp farming and agricultural areas (Shahid et al., ), detection of changes in Sunderbans mangrove f orest (Islam et al., ), shrimp-farming development. Environment protection through an effective environment policy can guide better management of natural disaster (Huq, N.

Bangladesh is facing severe environmental degradation in various areas. Though the population growth of Bangladesh has been reduced significantly but still Bangladesh is very populous country.

Bangladesh Blue Economy Assessment – An initiative supporting the Prime Minister’s national priority to find new sources of sustainable growth in marine and ocean areas peacefully handed over from India and Myanmar to Bangladesh in These newly acquired lands are greater than Bangladesh.

Many current agricultural practices, such as conservation tilling, furrow dyking, terracing, contouring, and planting vegetation as windbreaks, protect fields from water and wind erosion and. Bangladesh, and its commitment to pursuing sustainable development in all its aspects.

The report is an integrated, inclusive process involving economic, social and environmental aspects to meet the challenges of the future.

Efforts to achieve sustainable development have been reflected through national policies and plans in Bangladesh. The Master Plan covers the period from to The objective of the Master Plan is to provide a road map for integrated agricultural development in the coastal districts of Bangladesh aiming at sustainable food security, poverty reduction and livelihood development for the : Ministry of Agriculture.

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Sustainable development in the context of Bangladesh is rapid economic growth which involves equitable and inclusive development for all. This is absolutely essential but very hard to achieve. Rizwana Hasan examine the legal aspects of environment. Source of the Law Bangladesh has inherited its legal system known as common law system from the British colonial rulers which was introduced in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

The foundation of Bangladesh's environmental law can be traced back to the British-laid legal Size: KB. Agriculture is the largest employment sector in performance of this sector has an overwhelming impact on major macroeconomic objectives like employment generation, poverty alleviation, human resources development, food security, etc.

A plurality of Bangladeshis earn their living from agriculture. This book examines the key Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) relating to environmental sustainability and provides a cutting-edge assessment of current progress with the view of.

significant changes, the Bangladesh economy lacks diversification and rests on a narrow base. Section 4 overviews the environmental implications of growth and change in the Bangladesh economy.

Section 5 presents some further observations on the process of development. Section 6 concludes the paper. Aspects of Environmental Degradation in Bangladesh. Munir uz Zaman. Bangladesh is of considerable interest to the environmentalist on account of certain specific features.

Some of these are as follows: 1. Bangladesh is one of the largest deltas of the world, with three major river system the Ganges, The Brahmaputra and the system has significant number of tributaries and. All the important issues for agricultural development in Bangladesh have been examined in detail in order to highlight the factors which constrain the growth in agricultural productivity.

Those interested to obtain a clear perception about the problems of agriculture in the country and also gaining an insight into the measures which might Cited by: 9. The journal will publish original research and review papers in all fields of pure and applied Ecology (Plant, Animal and Human ecology), Environmental Sciences (all aspects of pollutions, conservation of environment, management of environment, rural and urban environment, social environment, population and environment, environmental economics.

Agriculture in Bangladesh is under attack as it continues to degrade land and water resources and use harmful agro-chemicals. With continued help from other nations, the Bangladesh government is pursuing sustainable methods for its agriculture to deepen its environmental safety and increase longevity.

Like many nations in the past few decades, recent technological innovations. Bangladesh is emerging as a digital device manufacturing country in the global technological sector. One of the technology conglomerates of the country has already started assembling gadgets and.

Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Acknowledgement H igher demand for agricultural raw material is now anticipated and agriculture is not any more about producing farm products and selling them exclusively at the local market. Instead farmers today have a world market to serve. But the new chances bring new challenges.

This book analyses the agricultural sector in Bangladesh since In 9 chapters, topics dealing with agriculture, such as the role and performance of the agricultural sector, agriculture's resource endowment, including land utilization, agricultural production zones, women's role, population (90 million in with an annual growth rate sinceof %) production and characteristics Cited by: The Challenges of Agriculture and Rural Development in Africa: The Case of Nigeria Dr.

Nchuchuwe, Friday Francis one that, over the long term, enhances environmental quality and the resource base on which agriculture depends, provides for basic human food and fiber needs, is Agricultural development, a subset of economic development.

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Bangladesh is the eighth most populous country in the world, and the most densely populated other than city states. Bangladesh is an excellent potential market for U.S. exports. With a growing middle class, Bangladesh attained the World Bank’s lower-middle income status in with a GNI per capita of $1, which grew to $1, in InBangladesh’s government came out with a national sustainable development strategy (NSDS) to guide the country towards alleviating poverty and environmental problems.

As shown in the table above, the strategy aims to achieve sustainable development by ensuring sustainable economic growth, agricultural and rural development, social. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) formerly known as Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is in charge of maintaining and conducting the rehabilitation project of the polders [20].

But due to the poor maintenance, coastal polders in many places have started creating salinity intrusion to the agricultural fields. Environment, Development and Sustainability is an international, multidisciplinary journal covering all aspects of the environmental impacts of socio-economic development.

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Concerned with the complex interactions between development and environment, its purpose is to seek ways and means for achieving sustainability in all human activities aimed.

A detailed retrospective of the Green Revolution, its achievement and limits in terms of agricultural productivity improvement, and its broader impact at social, environmental, and economic levels is provided.

Lessons learned and the strategic insights are reviewed as the world is preparing a “redux” version of the Green Revolution with more integrative environmental and social impact Cited by:. Policy and Regulatory Interventions – Agriculture Finance: We conduct diagnostic studies on the state of agricultural finance within client countries and produce concrete action plans to reform public policies and regulations in order to create an enabling environment to mobilize agricultural finance.

Some examples of policy and legal.A country like Bangladesh will need a huge investment for basic infrastructure like roads, rail and ports; power stations; water and sanitation and also for sectors like agriculture and rural development, climate change mitigation and adaptation, health and education.

But recent trends in investment in these sectors are not up to desired level.ADVERTISEMENTS: The following points highlight the five main impacts of agriculture on environment. The impacts are: 1. Degradation of Land 2. Deforestation 3. Biodiversity 4. Pest Problem 5.

Disposal of Industrial & Agricultural Wastes. Impact # 1. Degradation of Land: The degradation of land in one form or the other is matter of serious concern [ ].