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The conference for a climate-resilient Bangladesh #Gobeshona3

Day 1: Research into Use Inaugural Session of Gobeshona3 Great start to 4-day #Gobeshona3 conference on #climatechange in #Bangladesh with @SaleemulHuq @Gobeshona @ICCCAD pic.twitter.com/ahZZ700ntM — Dr. Farhana Sultana (@Farhana_H2O) 8 January 2017 Inaugural session of the Gobeshona Annual conference on Climate change 2017. #gobeshona3 @SaleemulHuq @ICCCAD @MakameMahmud3 @cnazmul78 pic.twitter.com/olkmz8CUXE — Tasfiq Mahmood (@MahmoodTasfiq) 8 January…

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Graduating from the ‘Least Developed Country’ status

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has declared Bangladesh’s ambition of graduating from being a Least Developed Country (LDC) within a few years. This is no doubt, a laudable aim and should be achievable through the right policies to raise the growth rate and reduce the poverty levels through investment in industries, infrastructure and education. However, there…

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Can we count on the GCF?

Assessing the GCF’s performance on funding adaptation for the most vulnerable countries By the end of this year, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) — the main international fund designated to help countries address climate change — will have been active for six years. At this point, it would be a good time to reflect back…

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Making a solution out of a problem

Bangladesh has just hosted a big international conference on migration as the co-chair, with Germany, of the Global Forum on Migration and Development. While the focus of the Conference was mostly on the current problems related to international migration there was some discussion of the possible impacts of climate change on migration in the future.…