Climate Change And Fisherman Community

Climate Change And Fisherman Community

by H.M. Nurul Islam, Md. Sazzad Ansari, Kushal Roy
     
 

Bangladesh, with a population nearing 160 million, is one of the poorest countries in the world while also being one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In fisheries sector about 12 million people are working directly or indirectly in this field and also about 1.2 million people are full time engaged. Fishing community is one of the most…  See more details below

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Bangladesh, with a population nearing 160 million, is one of the poorest countries in the world while also being one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In fisheries sector about 12 million people are working directly or indirectly in this field and also about 1.2 million people are full time engaged. Fishing community is one of the most vulnerable communities to in Bangladesh. Over the years, economic condition of the fishermen has been further deteriorating. At the most basic level, Bangladesh is likely to be impacted by climate change by a number of factors including droughts, floods, cyclones, high temperature and long term sea level rise. In the short term, this means that peoples are likely to be hit by more and more natural disasters. The fisheries sector of Bangladesh are affecting by the impact of climate change that inducing both of the fish resources in the sea and the extraction of fish from the sea due to bad weather. So, the socio-economic conditions of fishermen have been evaluated by this study to take innovative strategy for improving their quality of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783846525890
Publisher:
AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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