Impact of arsenic contamination in groundwater on poverty and choice of mitigation technology for rural communities in Bangladesh

Research Team: A K Enamul Haque, M. Zakir Hossain Khan and Joyashree Roy
Sponsored by: South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

The study focuses on arsenic contaminated water in rural areas to understand three main objective. (i) to understand how household utilizes its resources and the condition of poverty when arsenic related illness occurs. (ii) the compensating measures taken by households and community. (iii) analyze precautionary and preventionary measures taken at households and by the community.