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Tapan Chakraborty

Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Bangladesh

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Tapan Kumar Chakraborty has over 30 years of experience in development sector in Bangladesh, working mainly in the areas of climate change adaptation and resilience building with major focus on climate smart agriculture and farming practices, disaster risk management with a focus on forecast based anticipatory actions. Throughout the career, he has been working with the marginalized community and peasant households in disaster prone areas to understand the negative impacts of climate change on their livelihoods, how they perceive the changes and their own ways to cope with these changes, what type of support from external stakeholders they need to strengthen their capacity to address the adversities of climate induced disasters. He has been working with research institutions, academia and government technical departments to identify innovative technologies and approaches related to climate change adaptation. He has been continuing his endeavor to blend community knowledge with scientific knowledge to find a proper solution for the most vulnerable people affected by climate change. Tapan Kumar Chakraborty completed graduation in Agriculture from Bangladesh Agricultural University and post-graduation in Disaster Management from BRAC University.   

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