Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program (ADB-44167-013)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Jamuna, Ganges, Padma
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Jun 26, 2014
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Borrower
Bangladesh Water Development Board
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 270.30 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 373.70 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 28, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 25, 2016


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Project Description
This project finances the construction of riverbank revetments, construction and rehabilitation of flood embankments, training for communities to maintain the structures and to manage flood and erosion risks at the community level. The project will construct about 50 kilometers (km) of riverbank protection structures, rehabilitate and construct 89 km of flood embankments with climate-resilient design, and construct innovative riverbank protection structures on a trial basis.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This project is funded by: Government of the Netherlands: US$ 15.3 million ADB: US$ 255 million
Contact Information
Bangladesh Water Development Board 3 DIT Extension Avenue Hoque Chamber, Motijheel Commercial Area Dhaka, Bangladesh ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main