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

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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 reliabili...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/07900627.2017.1331842

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Smith School
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Water Resources Development Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
6
Pages:
900-922
Publication date:
2017-06-13
Acceptance date:
2017-05-10
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EISSN:
1360-0648
ISSN:
0790-0627
Pubs id:
pubs:702675
URN:
uri:39faea0e-856b-4768-b295-25eada82b86a
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uuid:39faea0e-856b-4768-b295-25eada82b86a
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pubs:702675

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