34038-013: Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to sustain and enhance the incomes and poverty reduction in Pabna Irrigation and Rural Development Project (PIRDP) and Meghna-Dhonagoda Irrigation Project (MDIP) areas through reliable, cost-effective and sustainable riverbank erosion mitigation measures comprising adaptive riverbank protection works and a range of non-structural instruments to adapt to the morphological processes of the Jamuna and the Meghna rivers. The Project scope comprises three parts, ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 34038-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1941
Approval Date 25 Nov 2002
Closing Date 05 Oct 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 42,200
Geographical Location Pabna and Chandpur districts
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Zahir Uddin Ahmad
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Water Development Board
Md. Abdul Quddus

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2013