x Bangladesh, known to be one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change impacts, has taken some serious strives that are turning it into arguably the most adaptive country in the world. Although the climate induced natural calamities have increased their frequency and intensity in past few decades, the country has accelerated on its development highway. This has been achieved through a robust development approach, not only in the infrastructure but also in the capacity of its citizens. The Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP), a project of the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) for instance, is a demonstration of Bangladesh’s recent approach where even an infrastructure development project has a component for enhancing capacity of people to address climate change. To do so, the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) has developed training materials and began facilitating a series of workshops – 12 in district-level: Madaripur, Shariatpur, Gopalganj, Bagerhat, Shatkhira, Khulna, Jhalokathi, Pirojpur, Barisal, Bhola, Barguna, and Potuakhali; 68 in Upazila-level, and 51 in village-level under this project. Workshop participants include district and Upazila-level government officials, local government representatives, university faculties, college and madrasa principals, teachers, NGO representatives, religious groups, retired government officers, students from colleges,… Read full this story
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