44305-012: Support for Climate Change Mitigation and Renewable Energy Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

Given its geophysical location, low deltaic flood plain, and erratic monsoon rainfall Bangladesh is vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Since 1990, the country has experienced a rise in sea level, intensified precipitation, and runoff variability causing massive floods in the rainy season and severe drought in the dry season. Further, the country s large population with low gross domestic product per capita ($641 in 2010) makes Bangladesh s economy highly vulnerable to the impacts of cli... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44305-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7826
Approval Date 21 Jun 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Paul Hattle
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources

Last PDS Update
15 Apr 2014

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