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Development programs for the tribal population in Barind Tract of Bangladesh

Development programs for the tribal population in Barind Tract of Bangladesh

the case of ASHRAI

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Published by Credit and Development Forum, Bangladesh in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh,
  • Rājshāhi (Division)
    • Subjects:
    • ASHRAI (Organization),
    • Rural development projects -- Bangladesh -- Rājshāhi (Division)

    • About the Edition

      Study carried out in Rājshāhi Division of Bangladesh.

      Edition Notes

      Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2002. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

      StatementDewan A.H. Alamgir.
      SeriesCase study series ;, 5, Case study series (Credit and Development Forum (Bangladesh)) ;, 5.
      ContributionsCredit and Development Forum (Bangladesh)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2001/62048 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationiv, 63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL172595M
      LC Control Number99953517

      Bangladesh Development Initiative (BDI) is a non-profit organization based in the United States. Its members include scholars and professionals committed to supporting development initiatives in Bangladesh aimed at improving the quality of life for all its citizens.   Barind Tract largest Pleistocene physiographic unit of the Bengal basin, covering an area of about 7, sq km. This unit lies roughly between latitudes 24°20´N and 25°35´N and longitudes 88°20´E and 89°30´E. The Barind Tract covers most parts of the greater Dinajpur, Rangpur, Pabna, Rajshahi, Bogra, Joypurhat and Naogaon districts of Rajshahi division.

        Development around people rather than People around development: It is increasingly believed that rural development programs, approaches, and strategies should be such as to build development around people rather than people around the development. In Bangladesh, development of the ability of masses is least emphasized. The education. After Chakmas and Marmas, the third largest tribal group of population in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region. Tripura people now living in Bangladesh had their original residence in the Indian state of Tripura, although many believe that they are in fact descendents of the Bodo group of people, considered as the forefathers of the peoples of Assam, Burma and Thailand.

      In breaking away from Pakistan, the founders of Bangladesh in proceeded top set up a “Bengali” state, but this ignored the fact that there were other peoples also living within the borders of the country. The tribes of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are an example of this. They have suffered terribly with tens of thousands being killed over the years, fighting back against . Bangladesh has a long tradition of population censuses. After the country gained Independence, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) was established in , bringing together the former Provincial Bureau of Statistics, the Central Statistical Office. the Population Census Organization of Home Ministry, the Agriculture Census Commission and the Agriculture Bureau of Statistics Format: Paperback.


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Development programs for the tribal population in Barind Tract of Bangladesh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Barind Tract largest Pleistocene physiographic unit of the bengal basin, covering an area of about 7, sq has long been recognised as a unit of old alluvium, which differs from the surrounding Bangla, it is spelled and pronounced as Varendra Bhumi. Geographically this unit lies roughly between latitudes 24'20'N and 25'35'N and longitudes.

Barind Tract (alternately called the Varendra Tract in English and Borendro Bhumi in Bengali) is the largest Pleistocene era pysiographic unit in the Bengal covers most of Dinajpur, Rangpur, Pabna, Rajshahi, Bogra, and Joypurhat districts of Rajshahi Division and Rangpur Division in Bangladesh as well as entirety of Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur and most of.

Barind, also called Barind Tract, geographic region in parts of northwestern Bangladesh and north-central West Bengal state, lies northwest of the confluence of the upper Padma (Ganges [Ganga]) and Jamuna (the name of the Brahmaputra in Bangladesh) rivers and is bordered by the floodplains of the Mahananda River to the west and the Karatoya River to the.

Land Rights of the Indigenous Peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tract, Bangladesh (International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs The book argues that development programs need to be implemented in a culturally appropriate manner to be truly sustainable, and with the consent and participation of the peoples concerned.

as is the population Cited by:   Dear readers, According to the Barind Multipurpose Development Authority – BMDA, The part of the greater Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Rangpur and Bogra District of Bangladesh and the Indian territorial Maldah District of West Bengal is geographically identified as the Barind hard red soil of these areas is very significant in comparison to that of the other.

High Barind Tract of Bangladesh: the Initial impact of varieties from client oriented breeding and selection in Nepal KD Joshi1, A Musa2, C Johansen3, D Harris4, KP Devkota5, S Gyawali5 & JR Witcombe4 1DFID Plant Sciences Research Programme, Centre for Arid Zone Studies, CIMMYT Regional Office, Kathmandu, by: 1.

Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh Article (PDF Available) in The Dhaka University studies. Part B 68(1) July with 2, Reads. The Barind Tract is an elevated landmass (about m amsl) comprised with Pleistocene Terraces and is situated in the northwestern part of Bangladesh.

At present, this area faces scarcity of water. Bangladesh is a country of cultural and ethnic diversity, with over 54 indigenous peoples speaking at least 35 languages, along with the majority Bengali population. According to the census, the country’s indigenous population numbers approximately 1, 1 which represents % of the total population of the country.

Continue Reading. Resource Development and Ethnic Conflict. Although Bangladesh's population consists mostly of Muslim, Bengali speakers, it also contains a variety of other ethnic groups (see Table).

Most of these groups inhabit the district known as the Chittagong Hill Tracts, a region of hills and forests which was comparatively inaccessible until recently. Bangladesh has many tribal people, the majority of whom live in the Chittagong hill tracts area.

Life of the tribal people is extremely fascinating. Majority of them are Buddhists, and rest are Hindus, Christians, and Animists. Despite the bondage of religion, elements of primitiveness are strongly displayed in their rites, rituals and everyday.

The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ উন্নয়ন গবেষণা প্রতিষ্ঠান (বিআইডিএস)) is an autonomous multi-disciplinary public research organization that conducts policy research on development issues for ted by the Government of Bangladesh, BIDS functions as a think tank Agency executive: K.A.S.

Murshid, Director General. Bangladesh - indigenous/tribal population and access to secondary schools (draft): indigenous peoples plan: Indigenous peoples plan (English) Abstract. This report is for the indigenous/tribal population and access to secondary schools plan in Bangladesh.

Demography. According to the census ofthe population wasof whichwere tribal peoples and the rest were from Bengali (Muslim and Hindu) community. The tribal populations include the, Marma, Tripura, Tanchangya, indigenous Assamese, Keot (Kaibarta), Chak, Pankho, Mro, Murang, Bom, Lushei, Khyang, and Khumi, and differ markedly from the.

Bangladesh's tribal population was enumerated atin the census. These tribes are concentrated in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and around Mymensingh, Sylhet, and Rajshahi. They are of Sino-Tibetan descent and differ markedly in their social customs, religion, language and level of rate: births/1, population ( est.).

Barind. tract has higher elevation than the area surrounding. From mean sea level, the average elevation of the. Barind. tract varies from 22 m (western part) to 40 m (north-eastern part) high [13]. It is believed that the. Barind. tract was originated due to tectonic uplift in the Pleistocene Period [14].

The area is underlain by basement. The report and recommendation of the President (RRP) for the Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development Project (the project) noted that the insurgency in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) deteriorated rural infrastructure and disrupted lives and.

Bangladesh Geography Bangladesh covers an area ofsq km, a little more than the size of Greece. It extends from 20'34N to 26'38N latitude and from 88'01E to 92'41E longitude.

Maximum extension is about km in the E-W direction and km in the NNW-SSE direction. The real need in Bangladesh is not population control programs or “reproductive health” supplies, but economic development.

IIRD industries are self-sustainable and offer “living wages” primarily to women who are able to work to provide first-time or additional income for their families and children.

The insurgency in the Chittagong Hill Tracts deteriorated rural infrastructure and disrupted lives and livelihoods of the rural population in Bangladesh. At the time of the peace accord inper capita income was about 40% below the national average. The study area is especially known as Barind Tract area of Bangladesh.

It is a largest Pleistocene physiographic unit of the Bengal Basin; covering an area of about 7, sq. km. geographically this area lies roughly between latitudes 24°20´N and 25°35´N and longitudes 88°20´E and 89°30´E (Figure 1).Cited by: 1. Abstract. Pleistocene red soil horizons were exposed in different areas of the Barind Tract in north-west Bangladesh.

X-ray diffractions of twenty seven samples from different depths of these soil horizons revealed that the soil horizons consisted of kaolinite, illite and chrysotile with significant amount of by: 2.The peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are composed of 13 main tribes of which the Chakmas, Marmas and Tripuras (Tipperas) total approximately 90%.

The Chakmas are the largest single tribe in Bangladesh, with a population of ,; they account for over half of the tribal population of the Hill Tracts.