City Region Development Project II (ADB-49329-002)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 15, 2016
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.61 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 15, 2016


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Project Description
DESCRIPTION ADB is helping Bangladesh improve urban planning and infrastructure in Dhaka and Khulna, two of its biggest city regions. The project will support energy-efficient, environmentally friendly urban services, more coordinated regional development planning, and stronger management capacity for municipalities. PROJECT RATIONALE AND LINKAGE TO COUNTRY/REGIONAL STRATEGY The City Region Development Project II (CRDP II) will build upon the achievements and lessons learned from the City Region Development Project I (CRDP I) to promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth in the two city regions along Bangladesh s Southwest Economic Corridor (SWEC), which is one of the promising economic corridors of Bangladesh. Recognizing the economic potential of SWEC, the Government of Bangladesh has given high priority to develop the city regions of Dhaka and Khulna. CONSULTING SERVICES The PPTA will require about 60 person-months of consulting services (21 international and 39 national). ADB will recruit consultants on firm and individual basis, and work together with PDA consultant firm to achieve better cooperation. All consultants will be recruited in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers (2013, as amended from time to time). PROCUREMENT n/a
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
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