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Cover for The coastal chars of Bangladesh.

This chapter offers background information on the coastal chars of the Meghna Estuary in Bangladesh and the settlement of newly emerged chars.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The birth of CDSP-IV.

This chapter outlines the main objectives of the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh as well as its evolution from phase I of the project (which started in 1994) to phase IV (which ended in 2018).

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

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The land settlement process.

This chapter discusses the land settlement process under Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP)-IV in Bangladesh. The settlement process follows the Government Khas Land Distribution Policy (1997) that stipulates that one landless household can get not more than 0.6 hectare of land for each ...

Author(s)
Karim, 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urbanization, climate change and malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter explores the factors leading to urban migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, the impact of climate on the behaviour of malaria vectors (Anopheles spp.) in Africa, and the effects of climate change, urbanization, urban agriculture, and human settlement, activities and lifestyle on vector...

Author(s)
Kweka, E. J.; Mazigo, H. D.; Himeidan, Y. E.; Morona, D.; Munga, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lao swidden farmers: from self-initiated mobility to permanent-settlement trends imposed by policy, 1830 to 2000.

This chapter aims to achieve a better understanding of the process of evolution faced by, or undertaken by, Lao swidden communities during the period from 1830 to 2000, which led them from mobility to a condition now known as 'sedentarization', or more permanent forms of settlement. Studies...

Author(s)
Chazée, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Your land is needed': the fundamental reason behind the sedentarization of shifting cultivators.

Deforestion is one of the most commonly heard official reasons behind policies for the sedentarization of shifting cultivators in Southeast Asia. But this chapter points out that attempts to correlate the map of deforestation and that of traditional swidden agriculture have not been conclusive. On...

Author(s)
Koninck, R. de; Pham Thanh Hai
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social and institutional dynamics of mobility as an adaptation to climate change.

This chapter seeks to understand how the relationship between climate change and mobility has evolved during the past two decades, from an understanding of climate change as a direct cause of mobility to a more complex understanding that includes multiple factors that are unrelated to climate...

Author(s)
Aben, C.; Friis-Hansen, E.; Nakendo, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eden's Garden of South America.

This chapter reviews the history of human colonization of the abundant land of South America, and the subsequent introduction of Old World diseases, such as malaria and yellow fever, in the region, particularly through international slave trade. A brief description of the transmission route and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter

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