Experts say Bangladesh is one of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries, and its agriculture sector has felt the effects of climate change most acutely.
On Saturday, they spoke at the inauguration of the Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) Climate Centre in Sreepur, Gazipur.
“We no longer have six seasons in the country as a result of climate change. Previously, three crops could be grown on the same land in a year, but now only one crop can be grown. Crop diversity is dwindling, and production is falling “Dr Saleemul Huq, director of ICCCAD and senior associate of IIED, is a member of the CCDB Climate Centre Advisory Body.