Farming Waters, Changing Lives

Climate change, sea level rise, increased salinity; these are some of the challenges to development in Bangladesh. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems is working in Bangladesh to help small-scale fish farmers improve their lives through better farming practices.

Traditionally Bangladeshi women are looked down on if they work the ponds, but this hasn't deterred Banlata Das from grabbing the chance to lift her family out of poverty.