BD Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Human Capital Development Project (WB-P169342)

  • Bangladesh
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Aug 20, 2020
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Government of Bangladesh - Dept of Public Health
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 350.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jan 24, 2020

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Project Description

According to project documents, the project objective is "to support the Government of Bangladesh in improving human capital development through increasing access to ‘safely-managed’ water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in areas identified for health and nutrition convergence."

5 components of the project are:
Component 1: Investments in water supply.
Component 2: Investments in sanitation.
Component 3: Sector policy and capacity strengthening.
Component 4: Project implementation and management.
Component 5: Contingent emergency response (CERC) - rapid reallocation of loan proceeds from other project components due to an emergency.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)


Borrower US$ 50 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Rokeya Ahmed
Title: Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist
Telephone No: 5764+4150

Aneeka Rahman
Title: Senior Social Protection Economist
Telephone No: 5764+4338
Deo-Marcel Niyungeko
Title: Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist
Telephone No:5764+5764+40

People's Republic of Bangladesh
Monowar Ahmed

Implementing Agencies
Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE)
Md. Saifur Rahman
Chief Engineer

Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)
Fazlul Kader
Deputy Managing Director


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