Research Area: Climate Change
Donor Agency: J-PAL (K-CAI), and PEDL
Geographical Location: Khulna, Bangladesh
Timeline: April 2022 to June 2023
Status: Ongoing (Preparatory stage)
Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy of Florida International University
Methods: Multi-methodology has been designed for this study. These are quantitative data collection, qualitative data collection, and salinity measurement in a scientific method.
Description: We have collected drinking water salinity data from 20 Jutes mill from Khulna & Bagerhat districts. We have also collected salinity data from 80 households of jute mill workers in the same areas. We have also obtained permission from the Bangladesh Jute Spinners Association to conduct the study to their affiliated factories. Besides, we have obtained positive consent from six jute mills to conduct the study at their factories. Now our plan is to conduct a year-round comparative