With the highest human density of population, shrinking access to land and high vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change, Bangladeshi farmers face many challenges on the route to food security and climate resilience. What are the appropriate solutions for them to improve their yields and incomes, get out of poverty and better adapt to climate change?
20 to 30% - Part of Bangladesh territory flooded in a normal year
2/3 – Extent of Bangladesh territory that is less than 5 meters above sea level
80% - Share of agricultural land in Bangladesh cultivated with rice
60% - Percentage of landless farmers in Bangladesh
41% - Share of stunted children under five in Bangladesh