Social Safety Nets in Bangladesh

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Research and Critical Skills in Environmental Sciences (IE 5511)

Research Proposal

Research Title:

Regional Poverty Disparity in Bangladesh for Climate Change
Author: Muhammad Abu Noyeem Abstract Whilst Bangladesh is considered one of the most climates affected and vulnerable country in the world has made commendable progress in poverty reduction. But the proportion of poverty reduction is not equal everywhere in the country, particularly the coastal regions - having vicinity to the Bay of Bengal differs from the rest of the country in terms of highest vulnerability for climatic change impacts and highest poverty levels as well. It is predicted that frequent extreme events in coastal regions are the main impediment to attain national poverty levels. This research proposal aim is to establish a relationship between climate change impacts and change in poverty disparity by comparing coastal areas with other regions in Bangladesh over the last 20 years. The study will be based on year-wise comparative data analysis regarding affected areas, damages, development activities, socio-economic variables and poverty levels since 1991 to 2011. This research hypothetically foresees that higher extreme events affect and much damage will be created higher poverty gaps and disparity in coastal areas than the other parts of the country. Keywords: climate change, poverty disparity, coastal areas, Bangladesh. Proposed Supervisor: Dr. Ariana Zeka Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health Institute for the Environment, Brunel University

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