Smallholder agriculture and climate change adaptation in Bangladesh: questioning the technological optimism

  title={Smallholder agriculture and climate change adaptation in Bangladesh: questioning the technological optimism},
  author={Manoj Misra},
  journal={Climate and Development},
  pages={337 - 347}
  • M. Misra
  • Published 2017
  • Climate and Development
This paper offers an in-depth sociological analysis of how the interplay of climatic factors, agricultural technologies and markets shapes smallholder livelihoods in Bangladesh to help sketch the outline for a sustainable agricultural adaptation strategy. It intends to question the technological optimism inherent in mainstream climate change policy discourse by highlighting the multiple sources of vulnerabilities of smallholder peasants in Bangladesh. Using findings from a qualitative study, it… Expand
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