Regional Capacity Building: Transboundary Water Governance (WB-P154856)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Nov 15, 2016
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Borrower
Asia Regional Office (IUCN)
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.49 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 May 3, 2018

Disclosed by Bank May 5, 2016


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Project Description

This project provides financing for training modules on water diplomacy and basin governance for participating universities and other institutions with representatives from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Asia Regional Office (IUCN) and the World Bank. The components of the project include curriculum development, pilot testing in India and Bangladesh to select policymakers and practitioners, and program management through information dissemination.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact: Christina Leb
Title: Sr Water Resources Spec.
Tel: 473-3486
Email: cleb@worldbank.org

Borrower/Client/Recipient:
IUCN - Asia Regional Office
Aban Marker Krabaji
Regional Director
6626624029 Aban.MARKER-KABRAJ@iucn.org

Implementing Agency:
Name: IUCN India (New Delhi)
Contact: Priya Sinha
Title:Director
Tel: 9811693637
Email:priya.sinhae@iucn.org

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