Determinants of Land Use Change in South-west Region of by Jahangir Alam PDF

By Jahangir Alam

examine Paper (postgraduate) from the yr 2014 within the topic Geography / Earth technology - actual Geography, Geomorphology, Environmental stories, grade: A+, Khulna college (Economics Discipline), path: BSS (Honrs) in Economics, language: English, summary: like any different components of the area, land use styles in Bangladesh specifically of south-west half were saw to alter quickly on account that overdue of twentieth century. Lands of south-west area have been in general used for rice farming because the center of twentieth century yet polderization undertaking of Bangladesh in the course of Nineteen Seventies brought on significant adjustments in land use trend both via transformation or amendment of land hide and cropping. Literature indicates that unmarried cropped rice parts of earlier many years have already been cultivated two times or 3 times in step with 12 months whereas a few such lands have already been switched over for shrimp farming. This paper examines the determinants of land use styles and their corresponding alterations (i.e. rice and shrimp farming) over the years at pirozpur village of Kaligonj upazila below Satkhira district of Khulna department in Bangladesh. The learn is being performed at the foundation of cross-sectional information accrued from the choice maker or head of every pattern loved ones. the following info were accrued via questionnaire in addition to concentration team dialogue from a pattern measurement of eighty families; each one 40 from shrimp and rice farming. the following logistic regression contemplating rice farming land because the reference dummy in addition to cost-benefit research is being performed to understand the extents of land use determinants. in spite of the fact that, the examine region being with regards to river Hariavanga, shrimp farming has develop into important within the examine quarter and youth are extra drawn to shrimp farming than in the other land use choices. research exhibits that price unfastened irrigation for shrimp farming in addition to larger revenue, lower price and to be had inputs are the most important components of elevated shrimp farming within the examine sector. The research additionally reveals that if rice may be cultivated three times in keeping with yr then shrimp is much less appealing whereas there lacks education amenities for the rice farmers which could reason dissatisfaction to land vendors inflicting conversion of rice land into shrimp. to be had land holders basically make a decision their land use development in response to brief run expense profit calculation instead of future impression of land use of their livelihood in addition to ecology. The research reveals age, traditional calamities, family members sort and availability of credits to be negatively similar with shrimp farming whereas land engagement approach, accessibility, economically lively kin quantity, proximity to provider zone, local land use styles, land possession and land hire to be definitely related.

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