Land Change In Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is a least developed country of world (Hasan et al., 2015) and mostly a rural area dominated agricultural country (Sultana and Hasan, 2010). Bangladesh is a country of huge population (144044) with high population density (964/square kilometer) (Anonymous, 2014). Bangladesh has faced many experiences in recent years of driving factors of land use and land cover changes (LUCC) like population dynamics, rapid changes of growth of economic sectors, climate change and it’s impact, roads and highways, electricity, more advanced agricultural, technological and irrigation facilities, extended education, health services and accommodation facilities etc. (Uddin and Gurung, 2010). Rapid land use and land cover change (LUCC) induced land degradation together with climate change and human activities are thought to be a treat around the globe (Biro et al., 2013; Leh et al., 2013; Liu et al., 2014). Asia also experienced impressive land cover changes yielding land degradation as well ecosystem service and economic loss (Barua and Haque, 2013; Zhang et al., 2013) Land use is conceived as a man made adjustment of the land surface of this earth which has a crucial role of shaping the earth’s functions (Steffen et al., 2007). This land use change is the land modification system of land into the cultivated land, grassland, forest, and urban land. Land use and land cover change (LUCC) is one of the key factors for quantifying the natural environmental and human activity

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