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Climate change is having extremely negative effects on smaller countries, including Bangladesh.1 The increase in average temperatures is causing the sea levels to rise and increase the salinity of the water that citizens use for agricultural purposes.2 A recent UN study suggests that the government of Bangladesh is in need of $5 billion dollars in order to properly adapt their country to the effects of climate change.3

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1http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/29/world/asia/facing-rising-seas-bangladesh-confronts-the-consequences-of-climate-change.html
2 ibid
3http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/mar/10/climate-change-talks-bangladesh-donors
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Bangladesh News

The Hindu 
With nearly one-third of Bangladesh hit by monsoon floods, which have killed about 120 people since mid-July, authorities said on Saturday that an estimated 5 million people in more than 28 northern and central districts are the worst affected. Most of ... See more..
Daily Mail 
A Bangladesh court sentenced ten Islamist militants to death Sunday over a failed plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by detonating a huge bomb at one of her rallies. The men were sentenced to death by firing squad for planting a huge ... See more..
dailytelegraph.com.au 
Australia's tour of India earlier this year captivated audiences and the Bangladesh series has similar potential, with the final session of each day's play to be beamed into lounge rooms in prime time on Fox Sports and also available to fans on Foxtel Now. See more..
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Daily Mail 
Australia's cricket players have a meeting during a practice session in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Australia is scheduled to play two test matches against Bangladesh with the first test beginning Aug. 27 in Dhaka. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad). See more..
cricket.com.au 
A burgeoning sense of self-belief has powered Bangladesh's recent rise, with the hosts no longer intimidated by Australia. Steve Smith's side depart on Friday for a two-Test Qantas tour of Bangladesh that starts on August 27. It is already clear they ... See more..
The Daily Star 
Over the past 20 years, this organisation has introduced core issues affecting Bangladesh, through the cultural lens of theatre, dance, music and other art forms. In doing so, this organisation has kept the Bangladeshi community at the university ... See more..
Aljazeera.com 
More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh - putting huge numbers at risk of disease, hunger, and death. One-third of Bangladesh and Nepal have been flooded, ... See more..
U.S. News & World Report 
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON (Reuters) - Bangladesh has stepped up patrols on its border with Myanmar, following reports that about 1,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into the country in the past two weeks, amid fresh tension in its neighbor's ... See more..
The Independent 
Millions have been displaced and 250 people have died in monsoon flooding and landslides across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Though floods are easing in Nepal, the water flowing downriver has worsened conditions in northern India and marooned ... See more..
The Daily Star 
West Indies CPL team Jamaica Tallawahs have acquired the services of Bangladesh cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad, who was left out of the Test squad for Bangladesh's series against Australia. Shakib Al Hasan had already returned home after featuring for ... See more..
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Geography

Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India
Area

Total 143,998 sq km
Land 130,168 sq km
Water 13,830 sq km

Climate

tropical; mild winter (October to March); hot, humid summer (March to June); humid, warm rainy monsoon (June to October)
Natural Resources

natural gas, arable land, timber, coal ;
Natural Hazards

droughts; cyclones; much of the country routinely inundated during the summer monsoon season
Current Environmental Issues

many people are landless and forced to live on and cultivate flood-prone land; waterborne diseases prevalent in surface water; water pollution, especially of fishing areas, results from the use of commercial pesticides; ground water contaminated by naturally occurring arsenic; intermittent water shortages because of falling water tables in the northern and central parts of the country; soil degradation and erosion; deforestation; severe overpopulation

Demographics

Nationality
Bangladeshi
Population
163,654,860 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

In real terms Bangladesh's economy has grown 5.8% per year since 1996 despite political instability, poor infrastructure, corruption, insufficient power supplies, and slow implementation of economic reforms. Bangladesh remains a poor, overpopulated, and inefficiently-governed nation. Although more than half of GDP is generated through the service sector, 45% of Bangladeshis are employed in the agriculture sector with rice as the single-most-important product. Bangladesh's growth was resilient during the 2008-09 global financial crisis and recession. Garment exports, totaling $12.3 billion in FY09 and remittances from overseas Bangladeshis, totaling $11 billion in FY10, accounted for almost 12% of GDP. ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$311 billion (2012 est.); $293.3 billion (2011 est.); $275.4 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

25.9% of GDP (2012 est.); 25% of GDP (2011 est.); 26.7% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

rice, jute, tea, wheat, sugarcane, potatoes, tobacco, pulses, oilseeds, spices, fruit; beef, milk, poultry
Industries

jute, cotton, garments, paper, leather, fertilizer, iron and steel, cement, petroleum products, tobacco, drugs and pharmaceuticals, ceramics, tea, salt, sugar, edible oils, soap and detergent, fabricated metal products, electricity and natural gas