Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

Countries Most Vulnerable To Climate Change To Meet Ahead Of CoP17

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

Business Bhutan: As the global summit for climate talks approaches, vulnerable countries make a point to form a united voice. A group of 32 vulnerable countries, which created the Climate Change Vulnerable Forum, including Bhutan is set to meet in Dhaka, two weeks ahead of UN climate talks (the 17th Conference of Parties) in Durban,

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Bangladesh 5th most vulnerable country

Oct 11th, 2011 | By

Bangladesh among 28 developing countries ranked fifth most vulnerable to climate change and hunger, said a new report. The ActionAid research report styled ‘On the Brink: Who’s Best Prepared for a Climate Change and Hunger Crisis?” reveals that Bangladesh is more vulnerable than its neighbours India, Pakistan and Nepal, who ranked 7, 14 and 16

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Philippines joins Bangladesh in Global Appeal for action on Environment

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation: MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Bangladesh joined forces for an initiative in the United Nations Human Rights Council to urge the international community to address the adverse effects of climate change on human rights. Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Evan P.

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Indo-Bangla study on Brahmaputra

Aug 24th, 2011 | By
Photo credit: Srabani Roy's  trip to Bangladesh

Telegraph India: Project to promote better understanding of management of natural resources. Scientists from India and Bangladesh have joined hands for an integrated understanding of the Brahmaputra and how river systems affect lives of people under an International Union for Conservation of Nature project. The project, Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative, is a civil

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Global Initiative on Community Based Adaptation

Aug 13th, 2011 | By

Collective thinking and engagement around Community-Based Adaptation: Creating a shared global community Over the last several years there has been a growing interest in Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) to climate change in the developing countries, which has led to a significant and growing number of actions on the ground by NGOs and research organizations. Many of

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Switzerland supports Bangladesh in adapting to climate change

Aug 8th, 2011 | By

ACT: Dr. Urs Herren, Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, celebrated the National Day of Switzerland by addressing the government and citizens of Bangladesh in a published letter that highlights Swiss dedication to assisting with adaptation to climate change. The letter acknowledged that Switzerland and Bangladesh share the challenge of mitigating, and adapting to, climate change:

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