City Region Development Project

Date: September 2010
Document Type: Environmental Assessment and Measures / Environmental Assessment Review Framework
Project Number: 39298-013

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Outlines the policy, procedures and institutional requirements covering a range of possible environmental impacts for the City Region Development Project in Bangladesh. The project aims: (i) to improve the regional economic and social context through long-term development plans and investment programs set within an institutional and regulatory context that will ensure implementation and review; (ii) to improve the capacity and mandate of local government to govern and to invest in improved economic activity at the local level; (iii) to improve the economic context for sustainable commercial and industrial growth; and (iv) to improve the economic and social needs of the urban population, as an inclusive aspect of the City Region Development Project.