NbS Bangladesh explores floating agriculture, NbS and the Blue Economy
Dr Haseeb Irfanullah, a member of the NbS Bangladesh team, has explored Nature-based Solutions, the Blue Economy, and the future of floating agriculture under climate change in recent news articles in the Daily Star, the largest circulating daily English-language newspaper in Bangladesh:
- Can we be bold enough and integrate Nature-based Solutions into Blue Economy? – In this article Dr Irfanullah explores the benefits of integrating NbS into the Blue Economy in Bangladesh and beyond. The article highlights how Bangladesh can create the enablers for promoting blue economy with sustainable management of marine and coastal resources by integrating NbS. Read more in the published news article.
- What will the next phase of floating agriculture look like? – In this piece, Dr Irfanullah outlines the history of Bangladesh’s fascinating floating agriculture and its evolution through 6 phases over the last 100 yrs. The piece considers how the 7th phase may look like under the climate crisis. Learn more in the published piece.
NbS Bangladesh is a community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers with a mission is to enhance understanding of the importance of nature-based solutions and to scale-up their implementation in Bangladesh. Dr Haseeb Irfanullah is an independent consultant working on environment, climate change, & research systems, with working areas that include natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, community-based adaptation, disaster risk management, capacity building on research system, and translating research into policy and action.
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