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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT : Managing deltas : Assessing health, livelihoods, ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in populous deltas
Assessing health, livelihoods, ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in populous deltas
Author : M.M. RAHMAN(1), R. J. NICHOLLS(2), A. N. LÁZÁR(2), C. HUTTON(2), M. SALEHIN(1), N. ADGER(3), A. ALLAN(4), M. BARANGE(5), P. WHITEHEAD(6), J. WOLF(7), D. CLARKE(2), S. DARBY(2), J. A. DEARING(2), N. HAQ(2), Z. MATTHEWS(2)
Deltas are the home of over half a billion of global populations who are often poor and live with a high dependence on ecosystem services. The ecosystem resources in these areas have been experiencing multiple stresses from climate change, sea level rise, subsidence, changing catchment management and land use change etc. The ESPA Deltas Project aims to holistically describe the interaction between the bio-physical environment and the livelihoods of these populations in coastal Bangladesh with the following specific objectives.
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Date Published : 30/09/2015
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