Comparison of Gridded Rainfall Estimates with Gauge Rainfall during the South- West Monsoon Period in the Wet-Zone of Sri LankaAuthor(s): Md. Ziaul Islam
As a most emerging country of south Asia, Bangladesh has the potentiality to explore, exploit and manage of its living and non-living natural resources which located in the Bay of Bengal. The natural resources that are dubbed as Blue Economy have a great contribution to the economy of Bangladesh. Being located in the armpit of India and right on the Indian Ocean, Bangladesh a small riverine country, plays a significant role in world geo-politics and eventually for its strategic location has drawn attention of the countries like China, India, Japan, USA etc. This article aims to analysis the importance of blue economy of the Bay of Bengal. The study finds that since Bangladesh is rapidly heading towards industrialization; therefore, it requires huge amount of power supply in daily basis. But, depending only on conventional power production systems, it can not be economically prospered. To check balance between power consumption and production and to think for future perspective, Bangladesh needs to finds out alternative renewable energy systems which will be less costly but socio-economic and environment friendly. It is therefore; essential for Bangladesh to look for the South (Bay of Bengal) in protecting the rights and interests of natural resources.