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New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security and purpose. The 13 chapters in this book are based on experience gathered from implementing the Char D...

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Chapter 3 (Page no: 17)

Managing char development and settlement: a complex process.

Some of the factors making the Char Development and Settlement Project a complex one are briefly described in this chapter. These include the challenges of climate change and riverbank erosion, project coordination and internalisation, and alignment with various government policies of Bangladesh.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The coastal chars of Bangladesh. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 3) The birth of CDSP-IV. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 25) Involving the communities and civil society. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) Role of women in development. Author(s): Begum, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 43) Developing the infrastructure. Author(s): Chakraborty, M. K.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 56) The land settlement process. Author(s): Karim, M. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 64) The power of agriculture. Author(s): Karim, M. B.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 74) Money matters - savings and loans. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 79) Environmental improvement with trees. Author(s): Islam, M. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 85) Income and quality of life. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 91) Our pride. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 95) When the project leaves. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Euroconsult Mott MacDonald, Old Mangalore Port, Office Building Bunder Bangalore KA 575001, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789246049
  • Record Number
  • 20203267133