Article | 25 Mar, 2011

Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan 2009

A pulication by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Goverment of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan 2009 is an updatd and revised version of the one prepared originally in 2008 with professional, administrative and logistics inputs from many people which included first and foremost the Ministry of Environment and Forest represented in particular, by Mr. Mohammad Qamar Munir and Mr. Rabindranath Roy Chowdhury, both Joint Secretaries of the MoEF; Dr. M. Asaduzzaman. Research Director, BIDS; Dr. Ainun Nishat, Country Representative, IUCN; Prof. Rezaur Rahman, BUET; Mr. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, Chairman, FEJB; Dr. rezaul Karim, Environment Speacialist and others.

Climate Change is no longer something to happen in the future, it is here and now. Bangladesh Government is fully commited to take all measures so that climate change is managed in a way that people are fully protected from its adverse impacts. The tasks, however are many and complex.

We as a nation, are most vulnerable to climate change and consequently adptation is our priority. As we have only one world, we are, however, ready to contribute to the global efforts.