Journal of Coastal Zone Management

Journal of Coastal Zone Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2473-3350


Hafez Ahmad

Department of Oceanography, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

  • Review Article   
    Bangladesh Coastal Zone Management Status and Future Trends
    Author(s): Hafez Ahmad*

    Coastal Zone (CZ) is the region where land, ocean and atmosphere interact with each other hence it is dynamic and diverse in nature. This zone is being continually attacked by cyclones, sea level rise, storm surge which have caused terrible impacts on this low lying coastal area. The complex and active coastal zone needs to manage and requires an integrated holistic approach. This study aims to identify the background of coastal zone management, scope, the rationality of coastal development, challenges, framework, environmental impacts, and future trends. Currently integrated coastal zone management is mainly used for coastal development strategy in Bangladesh (BD). CZ of BD requires an integrated management to establish a mutual interaction among coastal community, policy, environment to achieve sustainable development of CZ. CZ has development opportunities that can reduce coastal p.. Read More»

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