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"Why did the fish cross the road?" Environmental uncertainty and local knowledge in Bangladesh

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Sillitoe, Paul (main author), Alam, Mahbub (author)
Book chapter
Publication Date:
Bangladesh: Transcript, Bielefeld, Germany.
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
conflict, environment, environmental quality, indigenous knowledge, information issues, knowledge, politics, religion, social change, traditional knowledge, risk management, fishing, local, climate, climate change, Bangladesh (Southern Asia), uncertainties
Pages 145-183 in Anna-Katharina Hornidge and Christoph Antweiler (eds.), Environmental uncertainty and local knowledge: Southeast Asia as a laboratory of global ecological change. Transcript, Bielefeld, Germany. 284 pages., Calls for sensitivity to local conditions, issues, uncertainties and knowledge. Notes loss in local knowledge. "Agencies need to realise that cultural diversity and local people's knowledge and practices should contribute significantly to our understanding and protection of natural environments."