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Record number 507074
Title Eco-engineered coastal defense integrated with sustainable aquatic food production in Bangladesh (ECOBAS)
Author(s) Tangelder, M.; Ysebaert, T.; Chowdhury, Shah; Reinhard, A.J.; Doorn, F.; Hossain, M.; Smaal, A.C.
Source IMARES (Report / IMARES C048/15) - 39 p.
Department(s) IMARES Onderzoeksformatie
IMARES Regiostation Yerseke
Aquaculture and Fisheries
LEI Green Economy and Landuse
Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group
WASS
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) coastal areas - coastal management - food production - bangladesh - kustgebieden - kustbeheer - voedselproductie
Categories Environmental Sciences (General)
Abstract The objective of the ECOBAS project is to provide the coastal people of Bangladesh with an alternative approach for adaptation to coastal erosion and flooding. By using the concept of “eco-engineering” the natural resistance of shellfish reefs against hydrodynamic forces reduces human vulnerability to coastal erosion and flooding, and delivers a source of aquatic food. ECOBAS stands for ECO-engineered Coastal Defence Integrated with Sustainable Aquatic Food Production in BAngladeSh, and was executed by a multidisciplinary team of Dutch and Bangladesh research institutes. This report summarizes the outcomes of this study. It is not an in-depth report where scientific outcomes are discussed, but a summary for the funding agencies. The ECOBAS project was funded by Partners for Water. Also the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands financed extra monitoring activities in the second phase of the project which enabled generation of more data and a broader understanding of the research.
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