WASH Programme of BRAC--Towards Attaining the MDG Targets Baseline Findings WASH Research Team Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC July - 2008 The broad objective of this study was to know and analyze the baseline information of water, sanitation, and hygiene at WASH areas. Specific objectives are as follows:Coverage/status• To find out the percentage of people and area under safe water and sanitation coverage, both households (HH) and institutes.• To find out the .......
Writer NameWASH Research Team Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC
Bangladesher Vari Janbahon Mohammed Rafi, Md. Abdul Alim, Debasish Kumar Kundu August - 2008
Data waere collected from 416 respondents driving heavy and light trucks, bus, and minibus from 12 districts. The driving of 111 respondents was observed to see their dirving standard. Information was collected on how they came into the profession, and on their professional, personal and family lives.If you need this book please contact Sangbed Publication, 85/1 Fakirpool, Dhaka 1000.
Writer NameMohammed Rafi, Md. Abdul Alim, Debasish Kumar Kundu
Malaria Baseline Socioeconomic and Prevalence Survey 2007 Syed Masud Ahmed (BRAC), Md. Akramul Islam (BRAC),Rashidul Haque (ICDDR,B) and Moazzem Hossain (GoB) December - 2008Malaria re-emerged as one of the major public health problems in Bangladesh in the 1990s. Out of the total 64 administrative districts, 13 are in the malaria endemic areas and the three Hill Tract Districts Rangamati, Khagrachari, and Bandarban in the very south-east of the country traditionally report the highest .......
Writer NameSyed Masud Ahmed (BRAC), Md. Akramul Islam (BRAC),Rashidul Haque (ICDDR,B) and Moazzem Hossain (GoB)
Bangladesh agriculture has over the last thirty years been basically a rice-dominated crop agriculture. The output growth has been very substantial and characterised by increasing dependence on the dry period irrigated boro HYV and of late hybrid rice; the change-over to boro HYVs largely through conversion of the land from the overlapping aus season the prospects which are now limited; and largely static absolute acreage but variable output from wet period aman rice.
This study has explored the impact of the rise in food prices on the education of children in the poor and vulnerable households in Bangladesh. A survey was conducted on these households in five districts in Bangladesh across different professions and locations. Also, a number of Focused Group Discussions were undertaken. Analyses of the survey data suggests that during early 2008 the prices of rice, pulses and edible oil increased tremendously which threatened the status of food .......
The specific objectives of this baseline survey are as follows:To gather information on various indicators of economic, social and health related issues and create a baseline profile for the targeted ultra poor householdsTo compare the status of the finally selected or targeted ultra poor households with the other community members such as the non-targeted ultra poor and non poor households To explore differences between targeted ultra poor households from STUP I areas and STUP II areasTo .......
Ensuring national food security is a vital concern of all governments. Until the early 1990s, the Government of Bangladesh aimed to achieve food security by following a policy of self-sufficiency (growing within the country all the food the country needs). In 1993, however, the policy was changed to one of self-reliance (importing food from the world market when prices are cheaper than growing it at home, so as to release land for other uses for which Bangladesh has a comparative advantage).
Writer NameUttam Kumar Deb (CPD), Mahabub Hossain (BRAC), Steve Jones (Independent Consultant, UK
Retrieving LAI of Different Forest Species from Landsat TM/ETM+ Imaginary Nepal C. Dey, Seiji Hayakawa, Yasuomi Ibaraki and M. Aminul Islam Vol - 00, Issue - 00, May - 2010 IEB Information on vegetation is important for the planning of regional natural resources management carbon cycling studies, terrestrial primary productivity modeling of hydrology, energy and climate. In situ estimation of Leaf Area Index (LAI) is often time consuming, expensive, unfeasible for remote .......
Writer NameNepal C. Dey, Seiji Hayakawa, Yasuomi Ibaraki and M. Aminul Islam