Climate-Smart Agriculture and Water Management Project (WB-P161534)

Regions
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Bangladesh
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Government of Bangladesh
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 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)
$ 170.00 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 Jan 7, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 15, 2017


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project focuses primarily on: (i) rehabilitating and improving the quality of FCD and FCDI infrastructure for climate-resilient water resources management; (ii) improving the management and sustainability prospects of FCD and FCDI infrastructure by supporting local communities to play an expanded role at all stages of scheme management (including contributing to Operation and Maintenance -O&M); (iii) promoting more efficient use of water resources through improved storage, on-farm water use efficiency and water productivity in the drought season; (iv) supporting the dissemination and adoption of CSA practices both in crop and aquaculture production; and (v) improving the marketing of agricultural products by the beneficiaries.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower/Client: Economic Relations Division
Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Secretary
Email Address: addl-secy2@erd.gov.bd

Implementing Agencies:

1. Bangladesh Water Development Board
Zafar Ahmed Khan, Secretary
Email address: secretary@mowr.gov.bd

2. Department of Agricultural Extension
Nurrul Islam, Deputy Director
Email Address: ddt@dae.gov.bd


3. Department of Fisheries
Maksudul Hassan Khan, Secretary
Email Address: secmofl@gmail.com

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