publication . Bachelor thesis . 2016

Assessing resilience of agricultural system of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Rashid, Farhana;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: KTH, Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Due to rapid urbanization agricultural lands in metropolitan areas are shrinking.  As a result our cities are getting more dependent on distant places for food, which is making the food system vulnerable. In the context of rapid urbanization and climate change a resilient agricultural system of Dhaka could be one of the key to ensure a sustainable future. To investigatethe impact of urbanization and climate change on the resilience of the agricultural system of Dhaka a resilience assessment of agricultural system of Dhaka has been done. The study followed the resilience assessment wordbook for practitioner as method of assessment. As methods to collect and analy...
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free text keywords: urbanization; resilience; agricultural land; sustainability; Dhaka; Bangladesh
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