Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of

Project Name
Country Bangladesh
Project/Program Number 30032-022
Geographical Location
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Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The GEF will contribute to five of the six Project components of Loan NO. 1643-BAN: Biodiversity Conservation Project as follows:

Part A: GEF support will be in terms of capacity building, esp. training of Project staff in the new functional units of the Sundarban management unit.

Part B: GEF funding will be used to promote better planning and management of forest resources, fisheries, and wildlife.

Part C: The GEF will finance the cost of mainstreaming biodiversity issues into the programs of nongovernment organizations selected for participation in the Project.

Part D: Under the GEF component, an environmental information and education center will be established in Khulna to provide a focal point for tourists to learn about the SRF.

Part E: GEF support for the Technical Advisory Group will focus on integrated conservation management planning and plan implementation and on promoting ecotourism, building environmental awareness, and the biodiversity aspects of the impact zone socioeconomic development program.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 24 Nov 1997 to 12 Dec 1997
Management Review Meeting
Approval 27 Nov 1998
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1643 27 Nov 1998 20 Jan 1999 06 Aug 1999 31 Dec 2006 19 Dec 2007
Technical Assistance 2724 19 Dec 1996 09 Jan 1997 09 Jan 1997 30 Apr 1998
Technical Assistance 3158 27 Nov 1998 02 Jun 1999 02 Jun 1999 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
24 Oct 2014 Loan 1643 0 0 98.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
24 Oct 2014 Loan 1643 0 0 100.00%

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 2724 0 0 0 0 0 0
Technical Assistance 3158 0 0 0 0 0 0

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Forest Department


Project Website
List of Project Documents