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Riverine chars in Bangladesh

Riverine chars in Bangladesh
environmental dynamics and management issues.

Published by University Press in Dhaka .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Definitions and study area
1.3 Contents of the book
Chapter 2 Scope of the study
2.1 Resources and hazards
2.2 Institutional settings and arrangements
2.3 Methodological aspects
2.3.1 Introduction
2.3.2 Earlier studies done by ISPAN
2.3.3 Additional information and analysis
2.4 Limitations of the study
Chapter 3 River and char dynamics
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Characteristics of the main rivers of Bangladesh
3.2.1 Historical evolution
3.2.2 Hydro-morphological characteristics
3.3 Dynamics of rivers and chars
3.3.1 Bank erosion and changes in width of river
3.3.2 Char formation and dynamics
3.4 Floods in the chars
3.5 Conditions for cultivation and settlement
Chapter 4 Socio-economic aspects
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Demographic profile
4.2.1 Char area and population
4.2.2 Household size and type
4.3 Stages of char settlement
4.4 Natural hazards
4.4.1 Flood hazards
4.4.2 Land erosion
4.4.3 Other hazards
4.5 Resources: availability and utilization
4.5.1 Land
4.5.2 Natural vegetation
4.5.3 Grazing land
4.5.4 Trees
4.5.5 Open-water fish resources
4.6 The economic life
4.6.1 General activities
4.6.2 Market orientation
4.6.3 Agriculture
4.6.4 Fisheries
4.6.5 Livestock
4.6.6 Women's work
4.7 Basic services
4.7.1 Health and sanitation services
4.7.2 Educational institutions
4.8 Social adjustments
4.8.1 Formation of human communities
4.8.2 Kinship and samaj
4.9 Summary observations
Chapter 5 Management aspects
5.1 The context
5.2 Resource management
5.2.1 Land rights
5.2.2 Provision of basic service
5.3 Coping with natural hazards
5.3.1 The context
5.3.2 Flood hazards
5.3.3 Erosion hazards
5.3.4 Other hazards
5.4 Role of public and private agencies
5.4.1 Local government
Chapter 6 Concluding observations
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Policy and administration improvements
6.2.1 Institutional arrangements
6.2.2 Special program interventions
6.2.3 Basic services
6.2.4 Flood and erosion assistance
6.3 Trends in river and char dynamics
References.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [87]-88).
"Environment and GIS Support Project for Water Sector Planning (EGIS)."

Classifications

Library of Congress GF696.B3 R58 2000

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 88 p. :
Number of pages 88

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6881906M
ISBN 10 9840515802
LC Control Number 00440696

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