Bangladesh: Jamuna and Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project

Sovereign Project | 34038-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Jamuna and Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project
Project Number 34038-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3659-BAN: Jamuna and Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objectives of the TA are (i) to assist the Government to identify and design feasible measures to mitigate river bank erosion at MDIP and PIRDP that are sustainable and cost effective for agricultural lands; and (ii) to prepare the framework for sustainable river bank management and planning systems for both sites. These systems are to incorporate local participation within the institutional framework, monitoring, O&M, annual planning processes, and cost recovery mechanisms. It will build on the work done under the previous study completed in November 2000.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The Project will require about 50 person-months of consulting services (21 international and 29 national).
Responsible ADB Officer Kenichi Yokoyama
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Water Development Board
Mr. Sharif Rafiquel Islam, Project Director
3 DIT Extension Avenue Hoque Chamber, Motijheel Commercial Area Dhaka, Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 19 Feb 2001 to 01 Mar 2001
Approval 28 May 2001
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Apr 2007

TA 3659-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 May 2001 28 Jun 2001 28 Jun 2001 - 30 Mar 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 28 May 2001 999,084.40
Title Document Type Document Date
Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project Technical Assistance Reports May 2001

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