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Cover for The power of agriculture.

This chapter discusses the agricultural development components of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh. These include: support for field crops, homestead agriculture and agroforestry; poultry and livestock; and value chain development. Women's participation in agricultural...

Author(s)
Karim, M. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Money matters - savings and loans.

This chapter discusses the microfinance activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh. The chapter covers the management set-up for these activities, the collection of baseline data, the formation of micro-credit groups, the insurance policies for beneficiaries, the...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When the project leaves.

This chapter deals with the exit strategy of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh, including the work in strengthening the institutions, building and spreading the knowledge base from the project, and networking with other projects.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Literary tourism in the Indian sub-continent.

This chapter examines the existing trend of literary tourism and literary places in the cross-country perspective of India and Bangladesh, relating this to some generic suggestions. Based on a case-study viewpoint, this research addresses basic theoretical analysis of the two relevant terms:...

Author(s)
Anukrati Sharma; Hassan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tablighi Jamaat: a multidimensional movement of religious travellers.

Tablighi Jamaat is a voluntary mass movement that preaches Islamic teachings, mainly of the Deobandi school of thought, in the Indian subcontinent. This chapter aims to contribute to the religious tourism literature by discussing the transformative nature and role of Tablighi Jamaat within the...

Author(s)
Abbasi, A. S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Bangladesh: Addressing climate change effects on coastal tourism in St Martin's Island of Bangladesh.

This chapter assesses the problems and challenges brought by climate change to coastal tourism on St Martin's Island, Bangladesh. Potential management solutions for tourism practices are also explored.

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Rahimi, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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