Haseeb Md Irfanullah

In tackling climate change, we must aim for just resilience

Climate change affects different groups of people differently creating further inequity in an already unjust society.

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Before COP29, let’s get our priorities in line

To get money from the L&D Fund, we need to prove that the losses and damages we face are due to climate change.

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Is our research supporting our policymaking?

The core purpose of academic research and publications can’t be appointing and promoting university teachers, or getting into university rankings.

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Integrating our conservation and adaptation approaches

Over the last five years, one approach took shape quite strongly in relation to climate change and biodiversity conservation, and that is Nature-based Solutions.

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Creating a community for conservation

While our country does have long co-management experience regarding land and inland waters, it doesn't have it for the sea.

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Forest Department’s leadership crucial for conservation

The Forest Department should further strengthen its leadership in biodiversity conservation by working on “conservation finance.”

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Overcoming our environmental policy inertia

A list of major environmental policy initiatives in Bangladesh that have been stuck in a limbo for many years

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Are we stealing youth from the young?

Are we hiding society’s structural failures by using the young as a shield?

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August 13, 2023
August 13, 2023

Health needs more focus in our climate actions

How to integrate the health sector more prominently in our national adaptation actions?

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

Our climate budget needs some adjustments

Bangladesh’s youth ministry or its Department of Youth Development (DYD) isn’t one of the 25 ministries and divisions receiving climate-relevant allocations.

May 5, 2023
May 5, 2023

Combatting the Rohingya refugee crisis with nature-based solutions

Environment and ecosystem rehabilitation has always been a cross-cutting issue in the JRPs. It is indeed exciting for environmentalists to see NbS finding its place in the world's largest refugee camp sheltering about a million of Myanmar’s Muslim minority.

April 20, 2023
April 20, 2023

How will our climate budget look post-NAP2050?

Since the government is now preparing its annual national budget for FY2023-24, what changes can we expect to see in the climate-relevant allocations, post-NAP2050?

February 11, 2023
February 11, 2023

Nature-based solutions can fight two key battles together

In the last two months of 2022, two large global events took place on two continents flanking the Atlantic Ocean. In November, around 35,000 people met at the Egyptian tourist city of Sharm El-Sheikh for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27).

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

What awaits Bangladesh’s climate change adaptation in 2023?

Capacity development is an important part of mainstreaming NbS and LLA.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

How does our new National Adaptation Plan consider nature?

On November 2, the government made the long-awaited National Adaptation Plan of Bangladesh (2023-2050) public.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Tackling climate change: NbS can enhance Locally-Led Adaptation

Two concepts related to climate change – Locally-Led Adaptation (LLA) and Nature-Based Solutions (NbS) – have gained significant momentum over the last couple of years.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Have we already started seeing the Rohingya refugee crisis differently?

The 2022 JRP has five strategic objectives to support the affected Bangladeshi and Rohingya populations.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Let’s not pay lip service to climate change

In the last couple of months, we have been listening to discussions on how to build on the outcomes of the COP26—the 26th Conference of the Parties for climate change held in Glasgow, UK last year.

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