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Addressing poverty, inequality and climate change

The outcome document of Rio+20 conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012, 20 years after the Earth Summit was held

Food security prospects

Bangladesh has made substantial progress in enhancing food security by increasing production of food grains, particularly rice and by

The dark horse, not the black sheep

Sustainable development goal 2, is a call to action for leaders in agriculture. As a green nation, Bangladesh has no reason, or excuse,

The keys to unlocking production potentials of the coastal zone

The coastal zone of Bangladesh is the most vulnerable region of the Ganges basin. Occupying about 30% of the country's land area, it is home to the world's poorest and most food-insecure people, whose livelihoods primarily depend on agriculture and aquaculture. It comprises of low lying lands with a dense

The implications of Paris agreement for Bangladesh

A lot has already been written and stated about the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, but little about how san LDC such as Bangladesh may benefit from it.

Farming in the days of climate change

Climate change is a reality and so is the farming sector's resilience to it in Bangladesh.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Women's economic empowerment to reduce violence

Although women constitute half of Bangladesh's population of approximately 160 million, unfortunately they are not as empowered as their male counterparts.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Food security: It's not only about production

Food security exists when all people, at all times, have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to maintain healthy and

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Nutritional security through bio-fortified zinc rice

Bangladesh agriculture has contributed to achieving food self sufficiency through production of about 38 million tons of food grain.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

The dark horse, not the black sheep

Sustainable development goal 2, is a call to action for leaders in agriculture. As a green nation, Bangladesh has no reason, or excuse,

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Editor's Note

This is the fourth instalment of The Daily Star's silver jubilee special supplements themed On High Road to Progress. This part, titled, Climate, Women and Sustainable Development, contains articles under the following sub-sections: Climate and Agriculture; Women; and Sustainable Development.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Food security prospects

Bangladesh has made substantial progress in enhancing food security by increasing production of food grains, particularly rice and by

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Political economy of climate finance

As the implications of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change of 2015 become clear, financing of actions to tackle climate change on both the global and national level in every country will play a key role. These will, in turn, be influenced largely by the global and national political economy. In this article, I will try to give some personal insight on the matter of the political economy in which future climate change finance is likely to play out. This will include the main institutions involved, main drivers of change and where things are going.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Addressing poverty, inequality and climate change

The outcome document of Rio+20 conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012, 20 years after the Earth Summit was held

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Inclusive growth and climate resilient development

Emerging sustainable development and Bangladesh: From the mid-1980s, the concept of sustainable development has dominated the global and national development discourse. Sustainable development for Bangladesh or similar poor and rapidly transforming societies can be defined as rapid economic growth, which is environmentally sound and socially just, focusing on poverty reduction. 2015 saw the culmination of three interacting and reinforcing global processes including the emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Farming in the days of climate change

Climate change is a reality and so is the farming sector's resilience to it in Bangladesh.