Lal, Rattan

Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia

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Table of contents

1. Climate of South Asia and the Human Wellbeing
Rattan Lal

2. Climate Change in South Asia
Mannava V. K. Sivakumar, Robert Stefanski

3. Solar Irradiance of the Earth’s Atmosphere
Sultana N. Nahar

4. Mass Balance Approach to Study Glaciers Dynamics in the Himalayas
Dagfinnur Sveinbjörnsson, Helgi Björnsson

5. Understanding Surface Water Flow and Storage Changes Using Satellites: Emerging Opportunities for Bangladesh
Faisal Hossain, Douglas Alsdorf

6. Inter-annual Water Storage Changes in Asia from GRACE Data
C. K. Shum, Jun-Yi Guo, Faisal Hossain, Jianbin Duan, Douglas E. Alsdorf, Xiao-Jun Duan, Chung-Yen Kuo, Hyongki Lee, Michael Schmidt, Lei Wang

7. Observation and Geophysical Causes of Present-Day Sea-Level Rise
C. K. Shum, Chung-Yen Kuo

8. Selenium: A Right Choice to Treat Arsenicosis in Bangladesh
Abdul Momin

9. Agricultural and Environmental Changes in Bangladesh in Response to Global Warming
S. Ahsan, M. S. Ali, M. R. Hoque, M. S. Osman, M. Rahman, M. J. Babar, S. A. Begum, D. M. Rahman, K. R. Islam

10. Soil Degradation and Food Security in South Asia
Rattan Lal

11. Restoration of Degraded and Desertified Lands: Experience from Iceland
Sveinn Runólfsson, Anna María Ágústsdóttir

12. Organic Carbon Cycling During Himalayan Erosion: Processes, Fluxes and Consequences for the Global Carbon Cycle
Valier Galy, Christian France-Lanord, Olivier Beyssac, Bruno Lartiges, Mustafizur Rhaman

13. World Food Security: The Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy
S. Ramasamy

14. Implications of Climate Change on Agriculture and Food Security in South Asia
M. Ad Spijkers

15. Climate Change and Food Security in India
Nabansu Chattopadhyay

16. Global Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia: An Adaptation and Mitigation Framework
P. K. Aggarwal, Mannava V. K. Sivakumar

17. Options on Land Management and Land Use for Coping with Climate Change in South Asia
Yuji Niino

18. Challenges and Opportunities in Composting Organic Waste
Harold M. Keener

19. Adaptation Strategies in Coping with Climate Change Impacts for Improved Crop Health and Sustainable Food Production
Abul Kalam Samsul Huda, Raj Mehrotra, Ashish Sharma

20. Options for Forest Management for Coping with Climate Change in South Asia
N. H. Ravindranath, Indu K. Murthy, Shilpa Swarnim

21. Options on Fisheries and Aquaculture for Coping with Climate Change in South Asia
Elayaperumal Vivekanandan

22. Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Global Food Supply and Demand
Jun Furuya, Shintaro Kobayashi, Seth D. Meyer

23. Effect of Climatic Changes on the Incidence of Disease of Winter Pulses
M. A. Bakr, M. H. Rashid, M. S. Hossain, A. U. Ahmed

24. Climate Change and Sustainable Irrigation Management in Bangladesh
Md. Shirazul Islam, M. Harun-ur-Rashid

25. Cool Rice for a Warmer Environment: Concept, Progress and Prospect – Bangladesh Perspective
M. Sirajul Islam, Abdullah A. Mahbub, M. Serajul Islam

26. Soil Carbon Sequestration Under Rubber Plantations in North-East India
D. Mandal, K. R. Islam

27. Incidence and Severity of Rice Diseases and Insect Pests in Relation to Climate Change
Mainul Haq, M. A. Taher Mia, M. F. Rabbi, M. A. Ali

28. Assessing Impacts of Climate Change on Cereal Production and Food Security in Bangladesh
S. Ghulam Hussain

29. Climatic Variations: Farming Systems and Livelihoods in the High Barind Tract and Coastal Areas of Bangladesh
Md. Badirul Islam, Md. Yusuf Ali, Mohammad Amin, Sheikh Mostafa Zaman

30. Influence of Climatic Changes on the Abundance of Major Insect Pests of Sugarcane
Md. Abdullah, Md. Abdul Mannan

31. Soil, Water and Climate Related Constraints for Crop Production in Bangladesh
M. Shahabuddin Khan, Ranjit Sen, Shamsun Noor, Habib Mohammad Naser, Md. Khairul Alam

32. Phenomena Leading to Food Chain Contamination to Intensify Climate Change Effects and Adaptation in Bangladesh
A. M. M. Maruf Hossain, S. F. Elahi

33. Metrics for Mainstreaming Adaptation in Agriculture Sector
Sivapuram Venkata Rama Krishna Prabhakar, Ancha Srinivasan

34. A Framework for Regional Cooperation on Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia
Sanjay K. Srivastava

35. Adapting to Climate Change: Research and Development Priorities
Rattan Lal

Keywords: Environment, Soil Science & Conservation, Climate Change, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Forestry Management, Sustainable Development

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