Updated Oct 07, 2020

Resilient cropping patterns for the polder ecosystem

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Sudhir Yadav

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Bangladesh can achieve agricultural sustainability and resilience by adopting water management practices with synchronized cropping in the polders of the coastal zone.

Stage 3: Proof of Concept

Focus Areas:

Agriculture

AgricultureSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Bangladesh

BangladeshSEE LESS

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Problem

Low productivity in the 1.2 million ha polder lands.

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Solution

Hydrologically bounded, community-led water management is the key for wide-scale adoption of improved rice-based production systems in the polders of coastal Bangladesh.

Target Beneficiaries

The climate vulnerable communities of coastal Bangladesh

Competitive Advantage

The innovation addresses year-round productivity by utilizing available land and water resources. The innovation is highly productive, profitable and climate resilient, productivity and income is almost double than other innovations.

Milestone

Date Unknown
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$999,508
TITLEUnlocking the production potential of "polder communities" in coastal Bangladesh through improved resource use efficiency and diversified cropping systems.
TYPEGrant
FOCUS AREAS
Agriculture
Implemented InCambodia, Bangladesh, United States and 1 more SEE ALLCambodia, Bangladesh, United States and Malawi SEE LESS
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Bangladesh