01 Jul 2012 - 08 Jul 2012 Dhaka, Bangladesh
A seminar was organized by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of BUET on July 1 2012 to disseminate findings from Afsana Haque's SANDEE project on agricultural impacts related to flooding and sea level rise. The findings of the study were also presented in a round table conference on climate change organized jointly by the URP Students' Association of BUET and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning on July 08, 2012. Panelist in the conference included Directors of different institutions such as the Climate Change unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Institute of Water Modeling, climate change study division of CEGIS and the WBB Trust. The discussants felt that the study would pave the way for further research on the impacts of sea level rise induced by climate change on the agricultural sector.