Farmers in Bangladesh adapting to increased soil salinity and climate change. Barguna is at the very southern end of Bangladesh and looks nothing like the rest of the country.Bangladesh is very…

Naomi Ahmad |

“I still remember Cyclone Sidr in 2007, ” said Hasina Begum, Headmistress of Paschim Napitkhali Primary School in Barguna, Bangladesh. She fell silent, her face slowly crumpling up - the shadows…

Naomi Ahmad |

In a blog post by Molly Norris and Joshua Powell for the End Poverty in South Asia blog, they talk about Bangladesh as "ground zero" at the intersection of climate change and food…

Sarah Holmberg |

Bangladesh can be described as “ground zero” at the intersection of climate change and food security. The country is widely recognized as one of the places most vulnerable to the effects of a…

World Bank South Asia |

Global warming may have severe consequences for developing countries prone to extreme weather events. Projections by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the World Meteorological…

Susmita Dasgupta |

Charting a course among the long, narrow fishing boats that plied back and forth across the river, the ferryboat pulled in to Chila market. Election posters fluttered in the breeze. A young man…

Robin Mearns |

This season in Bangladesh marks the 40th anniversary of the 1970 cyclone which ravaged the southern coast and killed over half a million people, decimated the homes of countless families,…

Nilufar Ahmad |