Message from our CEO:
“More than 300 million people live in the delta areas and still, a significant portion of them live below the poverty line. Climate change, unplanned urbanization, natural disasters, shrinkage of economic activity are affecting their quality of life and threatening their future livelihood. An adaptive, resilient approach for delta management is essential for ensuring the sustainable socio-economic development of delta areas“.
DRI Co-founder conducts research in peri-urban area of the Bengal Delta
With about 163 million population and 147,570 square kilometer country boundary, the Bengal Delta is the world’s 8th most populous delta. Therefore, sustainable agricultural development is a priority agenda for the food and livelihood security of delta people. Due to the evident climate variability, the peri-urban farming [Read More]
Water use optimization in delta areas
Natural resources are becoming scarce in the delta areas and climate change is threatening the access and availability of available resources. Water is an important natural resources for sustaining life in the delta areas. Sea level rise, pollution, lack of proper management is reducing the water availability for drinking as well as for other activities especially for agriculture [Read More]