Economics of Rice Residue Burning in the South-West region of Bangladesh

Lead Researcher: Mohammed Ziaul Haider
Sponsored by: 
South Asian Network For Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE)

The study advocates the short term benefit of rise residue burning for the farmers, despire the fact that it produces carbon emission and burning rise fields adds little or no value to social welfare. This study develops a strategy to manage crop residue for the farmers because using rise residue in household activities like cooking adds economic value.