Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research (JCDR)

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Volume 12, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 39-56, Page Count - 18


Ananda Kumar Biswas (1) Farah Naj Jahan (2)

(1) Development Studies Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.
(2) Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India.

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Cite this article:Ananda Kumar Biswas,Farah Naj Jahan,  Impact Of Climate Change On Indigenous People: A Study On Rajbongshi Community, Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research (JCDR), 2021, 12(2), PP.39-56

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Climate Change is one of the most concern issues in the world. The effectiveness of climate change on humanity and biodiversity is increasing at an alarming rate. People of low line countries in the world are worried about climate change. In Bangladesh, Climatic impacts on livelihood, biodiversity, and the environment are increasing. Some environmentalist was explained their opinion; they concern about the alarming change of climate. Indigenous communities in the world are more worried and conscious about the changing weather rapidly. Indigenous peoples are going to more vulnerable than others people in the world from climate change. Changing livelihood patterns, cultural aggregation, losing their tradition and language are influenced by climate change. Climate change creates social vulnerabilities, economic dependence, and poverty. About 15 percent world's poor are indigenous people. Most of the people are staying below the poverty line. Economic crises among indigenous people are increasing at an alarming rate because of environmental degradation. They lost their indigenous knowledge to cope with an adverse environment. Rights of indigenous people are decreasing day by day. In Bangladesh, 45 different indigenous groups are living both CHT and plain lands. According to BBS, about 1.8 percent of indigenous peoples are living in this country. This study has been conducted on the Rajbongshi community in the Magura districts. Rajbongshi community is one of the minor indigenous groups in Bangladesh. This study found that the Rajbongshi community lives beside the river bank and remote areas in the Magura district of Bangladesh. 28.7% of Rajbongshi people are illiterate, and 33.3% are directly involved in catching fishes for livelihood. Their economic status isn`t good enough for climate change. Because day by day, all water bodies lost their flow and bio-diversity.
Author Keywords
Climate change indigenous people vulnerabilities indigenous knowledge adaptation

ISSN Print: 0975-3583 ISSN Online: 0976-2833
Source Type: Journals Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Language: English DOI:
Abbreviated Journal Title: JCDR Access Type: Open Access
Publisher Name: JCDR Resource Licence: CC BY-NC
Major Subject:Social Sciences and Humanities Subject Area classification: Social Sciences
Subject area: Knowledge Management Source: SCOPEDATABASE