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Presentation by Alamgir Chowdhury Sociconsult ltd.  11 th  March, 2011 Tempe, Arizona, USA A Short Presentation on major B...
Geographical Location of Bangladesh Bangladesh
THE GANGES, BHRAMMAPUTRA AND MEGHNA BASIN
 
Environment/Natural Features in Ganges Basin – Coastal Bangladesh <ul><li>Increasing the level of salinity  </li></ul><ul>...
Coastal Area of Bangladesh   <ul><li>Population 35.1 million, 28% of total population </li></ul><ul><li>Total area 47,201 ...
0 SLR 32 cm SLR 88 cm SLR Hiron Point Impact of SLR: Intrusion of 5ppt Salinity line 9 km 90 km
<ul><li>Activities  </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly single rice crop - during monsoon  </li></ul><ul><li>Small non-rice crops in ...
Resilience <ul><li>Houses build on elevated land - manually raised </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting from traditional to modern r...
Environment/Naturals Features in Meghna Kushiara Basin <ul><li>Early Flash flood  </li></ul><ul><li>Long duration (6-8mont...
<ul><li>Activities   </li></ul><ul><li>Single rice crop area  </li></ul><ul><li>Capture/open water fisheries  </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Power pump and manually operated irrigation equipment  </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting from long duration (BR 29) to so...
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Introduction to CPWF Ganges Basin Development Challenge at the Resilience TWG inception workshop, Tempe 11 March 2011

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  1. 1. Presentation by Alamgir Chowdhury Sociconsult ltd. 11 th March, 2011 Tempe, Arizona, USA A Short Presentation on major Basins in Bangladesh Challenge Programme for Food and Water CPWF
  2. 2. Geographical Location of Bangladesh Bangladesh
  3. 3. THE GANGES, BHRAMMAPUTRA AND MEGHNA BASIN
  4. 5. Environment/Natural Features in Ganges Basin – Coastal Bangladesh <ul><li>Increasing the level of salinity </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent tidal inundation/flood </li></ul><ul><li>Drainage congestion at medium and low land </li></ul><ul><li>Increased frequency of cyclone and tidal surge </li></ul><ul><li>Insecured lives, and properties </li></ul><ul><li>Crop Agriculture by small, marginal and tenant farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Poor infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Flood embankment – poor water management </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme poverty </li></ul>
  5. 6. Coastal Area of Bangladesh <ul><li>Population 35.1 million, 28% of total population </li></ul><ul><li>Total area 47,201 km2, 743 people/km2 </li></ul>
  6. 7. 0 SLR 32 cm SLR 88 cm SLR Hiron Point Impact of SLR: Intrusion of 5ppt Salinity line 9 km 90 km
  7. 8. <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly single rice crop - during monsoon </li></ul><ul><li>Small non-rice crops in dry season </li></ul><ul><li>Capture/open water fisheries </li></ul><ul><li>Aquaculture - shrimp, prawn, tilapia and white fish </li></ul><ul><li>Rearing livestock and raising poultry birds </li></ul><ul><li>NGOs engaged in health, sanitation and micro-credit </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>NGOs </li></ul><ul><li>Community - small, marginal and tenant farmers </li></ul>
  8. 9. Resilience <ul><li>Houses build on elevated land - manually raised </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting from traditional to modern rice verities </li></ul><ul><li>Long duration to short duration of rice verities </li></ul><ul><li>Selection of crops and verities – tolerant to saline condition </li></ul><ul><li>Fish catch in canals, rivers and sea </li></ul><ul><li>Aquaculture – shrimp, prawn and white fish </li></ul><ul><li>High intensity of seasonal out migration – small trading, fish processing and laboring in transport, construction sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple livelihood strategies considering ecological situation </li></ul>
  9. 10. Environment/Naturals Features in Meghna Kushiara Basin <ul><li>Early Flash flood </li></ul><ul><li>Long duration (6-8months) of inundation </li></ul><ul><li>Absentee land ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Cultivation by small, marginal and tenant farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Poor infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Submersible embankment </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Low literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Poor health / sanitation and other services </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Single rice crop area </li></ul><ul><li>Capture/open water fisheries </li></ul><ul><li>NGOs engaged in education, health and sanitation </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>NGOs </li></ul><ul><li>Community- small marginal, tenant farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Absently land owners </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Power pump and manually operated irrigation equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting from long duration (BR 29) to sort duration (BR 28) verities </li></ul><ul><li>Selection of verities </li></ul><ul><li>Houses build on elevated land with manually raised embankment </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal out migration </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation by country boat during monsoon </li></ul><ul><li>Duck farming </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple livelihood strategies considering ecological situation </li></ul>Resilience
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