Floating Gardens

Posted In Films, Inform, Sea Level Rise

Floating gardens in the Wetland Research and Training Centre (WRTC) run by the Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies. Captions and Photo source: ©© Aarjan Dixit, World Resources Institute


In Bangladesh, the ancient practice of floating gardens, beds of straw and water hyacinths on which crops are grown, is making a comeback in the face of increased floods.

WATCH: from The Gathering Storm Series: Floating Gardens, Bangladesh: a IRIN Video Documentary

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As rising sea levels threaten to engulf more land across Bangladesh, NGOs are training thousands of farmers in traditional soil-less farming on water.


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