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Wetland of Dhaka metro area

Wetland of Dhaka metro area

a study from social, economic and institutional perspectives

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Published by A.H. Development Publishing House in Dhaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIshrat Islam
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24470323M
LC Control Number2010319642


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According to historical studies of Dhaka city, urban area has increased significantly to the detriment of other LULC classes [26,36,79, 97]; and urban area. Analysis revealed that the wetland area of Dhaka city has been decreasing day by day.

Almost half of the wetland areas have been converted into other land uses during to Landscape of Dhaka city - one of the fastest growing mega cities in the world, is undergoing continuous changes and modifications due to progressive urbanization.

Pre- and post-urban changes of water bodies in the city were studied using aerial photographs and SPOT images in GIS environment. Inthe total area of marshy and peaty inundated low-lying areas was km2, which was depicted Cited by: The Bangladesh Haor and Wetland Development Board (BHWDB) has taken the initiative to Wetland of Dhaka metro area book a comprehensive Master Plan with a view to preserve, protect and restore the ecosystem as well as to protect the people of this area from natural disasters and improve the livelihood of poor people.

Table District–wise nos of haor and their area. This study evaluates wetland changes in Dhaka Metropolitan Area (DMA), Bangladesh, between and Text books are foreign, mostly North American, or copy of them by local writers.

Analysis revealed that the wetland area of Dhaka city has been decreasing day by day. Almost half of the wetland areas have been converted into other land uses during to In% areas were under wetland category, where it has reduced to % in and % in Dhaka and its surrounding areas l acres of wetland that accounted for 23 per cent of the totalacres during the period ofa study has found.

The study covers six areas-the areas under Savar Thana, Roopganj Thana, Keraniganj Thana, Detailed Area Plan (DAP ), the Gazipur part under DAP and the Dhaka metropolitan area. Roopganj tops the list with 41 per cent of the.

We learned that sincethe city has lost aro out of the totalacres of wetlands that Dhaka had. That means we have lost 22 percent of our wetlands over the span of nearly a. The Dhaka Metro (Bengali: ঢাকা মেট্রো), as distinct from the Dhaka Subway, is an approved metro rail system under construction in Dhaka, the capital and the busiest city of er with a separate BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system it has been long called for to ease the extreme traffic jams and congestion that occur throughout the entire city on a daily basis, one.

DAP has been conducted to fulfil the obligation of Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP). It is a legal document (SRO No. law/97 dated 3rd August, ). It is not legal to violate DMDP. consequences of loss of wetland in different parts of Dhaka Metropolitan Area [6], [9]-[11].

The research work of [12] focuses on estimating total economic benefits of Tanguar Haor but the unavailability of data confines their study only to the application of direct methods for estimating economic. Landscape of Dhaka city—one of the fastest growing mega cities in the world, is continuously changing due to un-planned urbanization.

For example, the wetlands of the city have been shrinking. This study evaluates wetland changes in Dhaka Metropolitan Area (DMA), Bangladesh, between and   Diminishing wetlands of Dhaka (a) Wetland in(b) Wetland in(c) Wetland in Source: Shubho et al.

() Regular and natural flooding actually can bring immense benefits for agriculture and food production, fisheries, and residents’ livelihoods though increasing soil fertility, recharging aquifers, improving ecosystems. Conserving and Restoring the Benefits from Bangladesh Wetlands Paul M.

Thompson 1 Abstract Wetlands in Bangladesh, just Wetland of Dhaka metro area book elsewhere, were long regarded as worthless wastelands to be converted to agriculture. This study combines a detailed valuation of uses of Hail Haor, a complex heavily exploi ha wetland commons in.

Impact of Loss of Wetland in Dhaka City. Impact on Flooding Situation of Dhaka City. Wetlands of Dhaka metro area perform a significant role to reduce impact of flood [20,21]. Within the embankment area, these flood plain wetlands act as storm water retention areas.

Outside the embankment they are active flood plains of adjacent rivers. 2 days ago  The Metropolitan Area. Dhaka's metropolitan area (which includes the urban area and economically integrated rural environs) added approximately 5, new residents between and Dhaka added at least a 50 percent to its population, rising from just under 10 million population to just over 15 million during the decade (Note 1).

Islam, Wetlands of Dhaka Metro Area: A Study from Social, Economic and Institutional Perspectives, A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka, Bangladesh,   The sanitation system in Dhaka is not satisfactory. Very few areas in Dhaka have underground sewerage.

DWASA maintains sewerage control through one sewerage treatment plant in imately seven percent of the RAJUK area has an underground piped sewerage system only that is provided by DWASA (estimated from Khan, ).The rest of the sewer consists of a private.

Greater Dhaka is the conurbation surrounding the Bangladeshi capital city of Dhaka, which has grown into one of the world's largest megacities, and shows a very rapid rate of not only grows because it is the capital and largest urban center but also due to massive internal displacement from millions of people living in a perennially flood-prone river delta.

and planning practice in Dhaka Metro regarding the conservation of wetland. Several research works has documented the loss of wetland in different parts of the city up to the year This research calculated the loss of wetland in Dhaka Metro Area over the period Findings portray the alarming Wetlands of Dhaka Metro Area: A.

Urban Disasters and Approaches to Resilience, Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia, pp. 1- 19 (). [3] A.M. Dewan, M.H. Kabir, K. Nahar, Z. Rahman, Urbanization and Environmental Degradation in Dhaka Metropolitan Area of Bangladesh, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 11 (2) (): [4] FFWC.

Current Situation of Wetlands in Dhaka. Figure 6: Wetlands in Dhaka City from to Figure 7: Wetlands in Dhaka City from to Wetlands Area Decrease Statistics Area of Wetlands in KM2.

80 60 40 20 0. Year s Figure 8. The objectives of the study are to determine the status of wetland reduction around Dhaka city in terms of extent of area and causes responsible for degradation.

Satellite images of, and have been used for preparing permanent wetland maps while satellite images of and have been used for preparing. Wetlands of Dhaka metro area: A study from social, Economic & Institutional perspectives. Bangladesh: A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka.

Bangladesh: A H Development Publishing House, Dhaka. Google Scholar. Paradoxically, the most affluent neighbourhoods of Dhaka – Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara - are adjacent to this area, and are thus also subject to flooding. The Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP) had extensive provision for large water-retention ponds on the eastern fringe, but this has not been followed and most of the.

Dhaka (/ ˈ d ɑː k ə / DAH-kə or / ˈ d æ k ə / DAK-ə, Bengali:), formerly known as Dacca, is the capital and the largest city of is the ninth-largest and the sixth-most densely populated city in the world, with a population of million residents within the city limits, and a population of over 21 million residents in the Greater Dhaka Area.

Department of Bangladesh Haor and Wetlands Development., Dhaka, Bangladesh. likes. Department of Bangladesh Haor and Wetland government. This study has evidently given the glimpse of the raising concern by assessing the loss of vegetation coverage of Dhaka Metropolitan Area using multi-temporal Landsat imageries.

20 years satellite data have been used to detect the vegetation cover changes in Dhaka city with an interval of 10 years. dhaka ward no list: Dhaka south city corporation ward area list: ১৫: Dhanmondi A / A, Dhanmondi Road No 1 Staff Quarter, Road No.5 East Rai Bazar and Eidgah Road, Shrebangla Road and Mitali Road, Haji Afsaruddin Road, Hatembagh.

Area of Research Current Completion; A Diversified Freshwater Wetland. Dhaka: APPL, Urbanisation and environmental degradation in Dhaka Metropolitan Area of Bangladesh, International Journal Environment and Sustainable Development, vol, no The wetland is on the outskirts of Dhaka city in Savar upzilla of Dhaka district.

Part of it, measuring over hectares (ha), was illegally filled up by Metro Makers and Developers Limited (MMDL), a leading developer of the country. That means, about 60% of existing wetlands and about 65% of rivers and canals are lost during this time in Dhaka Metropolitan Area (DMA).

[6] Disappearance of Natural Drainage System A natural drainage system consists of canals, ponds, lakes and reservoirs. Baqee A. () Peopling in the Land of Allah Jaane: Power, People and Environment The Case of Char-Lands, University Press Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Rob M. () Environmental Controls over Urbanization of Dhaka City, The Mappa, (ISBN: ) Dhaka. Wetland lowlying ecosystem where the groundwater table is always at or near the surface. It includes areas of marsh, fen, bog, floodplain, and shallow coastal d is divided into estuarine and freshwater systems, which may be further subdivided by soil type and plant life.

Wetland area is characterised by sluggish or standing water that can create an openwater habitat for wildlife. Architects, planners and environmentalists at a press conference yesterday said the final draft of Detailed Area Plan (DAP) of Dhaka metropolitan city has deviated from the original Dhaka.

Coordinates. Bangladesh (/ ˌ b æ ŋ l ə ˈ d ɛ ʃ /, Bengali: বাংলাদেশ, pronounced [ˈbaŋlaˌdeʃ] ()), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding million people.

In terms of landmass, Bangladesh ranks 92nd, spanningsquare kilometres (57, sq mi. History. Dhaka’s name is said to refer to the dhak tree, once common in the area, or to Dhakeshwari (“The Hidden Goddess”), whose shrine is located in the western part of the city.

Although the city’s history can be traced to the 1st millennium ce, the city did not rise to prominence until the 17th century, when it served as the capital of the Muslim Mughal dynasty of Bengal province. Dhaka (/ ˈ d ɑː k ə / DAH-kə or / ˈ d æ k ə / DAK-ə; Bengali: ঢাকা, pronounced ; formerly anglicized as Dacca) is the capital and largest city of is one of the world's largest cities, with a population of million people in the Greater Dhaka Area.

It is also the 4th most densely populated city in the world. Dhaka is the chief economic, political and cultural. The fear of forged currency flooding the market has gripped the country ahead of the Eid-ul Azha.

Counterfeit note forgery syndicates have targeted the cattle markets like they do every year. The fear is not unfounded if past experiences are taken into consideration, according to syndicates engaged in currency.

Dhaka city’s planning document was prepared in a “three tier plan”, Structure Plan (SP), Urban Area Plan (UAP) and Detailed Area Plan (DAP) all under the Dhaka Metropolitan Development Plan (DMDP).

These provide framework for Dhaka’s planning and growth for a timeframe from to. DHAKA METRO, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 13K likes. A online Bengali news media of Bangladesh.