Avoiding the water-poverty trap: insights from a conceptual human-water dynamical model for coastal Bangladesh

@article{Borgomeo2018AvoidingTW,
  title={Avoiding the water-poverty trap: insights from a conceptual human-water dynamical model for coastal Bangladesh},
  author={Edoardo Borgomeo and Jim W Hall and Mashfiqus Salehin},
  journal={International Journal of Water Resources Development},
  year={2018},
  volume={34},
  pages={900 - 922}
}
ABSTRACT Water-related risks impact development opportunities and can trap communities in a downward spiral of economic decline. In this article, the dynamic relationship between water-related risks and economic outcomes for an embanked area in coastal Bangladesh is conceptualized. The interaction between flood events, salinity, deteriorating and poorly maintained water infrastructure, agricultural production and income is modelled. The model is used to test the effect of improvements in the… 

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