Climate change and disaster risk are fundamental threats to sustainable development and the eradication of poverty. Building resilient and sustainable societies means addressing both climate and disaster risks, and integrating these risks, as well as potential opportunities, into development planning and budgeting.
Bangladesh, being geographically in the risk zone, is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world in perspective of climate change and natural disaster due to greenhouse effects. From the pledge to reach SDGs, especially mentioning the goal of achieving environmental sustainability, Ghashful has been implementing the project to fight off the risks caused by natural disasters and to incorporate innovations at the same time to safeguard the risks in future.
Major interventions of the project are:
- Social forestation
- Bio-gas and Improved cook stove
- Risk coverage fund and Green finance
- Emergency rescue
- Adaptation to technologies