44212-013: Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will strengthen climate resilience and disaster preparedness in eight vulnerable coastal pourashavas (secondary towns) of Bangladesh. The project takes a holistic and integrated approach to urban development and will (i) provide climate-resilient municipal infrastructure; and (ii) strengthen institutional capacity, local governance, and public awareness for improved urban planning and service delivery considering climate change and disaster risks. Key infrastructure investments ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44212-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3133
Loan No. 8284
Grant No. 0395
Grant No. 0394
Approval Date 27 Jun 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 52,000
Sector Transport
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban roads and traffic management
Other urban services
Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sanitation
Urban solid waste management
Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Ron H. Slangen
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department

Ministry of Local Gov't,Rural Dev't,&Co-operatives

Department of Public Health Engineering

Last PDS Update
16 Sep 2014

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