Farmers' response to drought in northwestern Bangladesh

Umma Habiba, Rajib Shaw

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Of all the natural disasters, drought is the most gradual and the most hard to predict. However, this insidious disaster continually affects the lives and livelihoods of farmers living in drought-affected areas. The northwestern part of Bangladesh is recognized as being more severely affected by drought than the rest of the country, as drought is a recurring event in this area. It has substantial impacts on agriculture and causes great suffering for farmers - in particular, poor and small farmers, who are more vulnerable to drought. Therefore, this study tries to illustrate farmers' existing coping practices with regard to drought. It also addresses their prioritized adaptation practices, which are based on local context and available resources. This study not only focuses on the implementation of these adaptation practices from the national to the local level, but it also mentions various roles of stakeholders and a definite timeframe for each adaptation practice.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルRisks and Conflicts
ホスト出版物のサブタイトルLocal Responses to Natural Disasters
出版者Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
ページ131-161
ページ数31
ISBN(印刷物)9781781908204
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013
外部発表Yes

出版物シリーズ

名前Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management
14
ISSN(印刷物)2040-7262
ISSN(電子版)2040-7270

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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    Habiba, U., & Shaw, R. (2013). Farmers' response to drought in northwestern Bangladesh. : Risks and Conflicts: Local Responses to Natural Disasters (pp. 131-161). (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management; 巻数 14). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-7262(2013)0000014012