adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh

Adaptation on the frontline of climate change


Published 12.06.24

How are communities adapting to climate change? What can policymakers do to help them?


“There’s only so much adapting you can do with so few resources.” That’s a warning from Asif Saleh, the executive director of BRAC, about the impact of the climate crisis in Bangladesh. In this episode of VoxDevTalks, Asif discusses how changes in the climate are already causing severe problems for millions of the world’s poorest people, why current forms of adaptation by communities on the frontline can't work indefinitely, and what further support is required.

As discussed in the podcast, BRAC has released two videos with Asif Saleh on climate adaptation in Bangladesh. Watch here: