34038-022: Social Development for Erosion-Affected Poor in the Jamuna-Meghna Floodplains

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The long-term goal of the JFPR Project is to contribute to the reduction of human, economic and social poverty among the vulnerable poor who were displaced by river erosion, became landless, and settled in riverine fringe areas. Its specific objective is to pilot and establish a community-based self-help mechanism of social development for the informal settlers living on and around the flood embankments and other landless people wtihin JMREMP subproject areas. Aimed at core poverty ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 34038-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9080
Approval Date 05 Dec 2005
Closing Date 22 Jul 2011
Geographical Location Subproject areas in JMREMP, including Pabna Irrigation and Rural Development Project in Pabna district, and Meghna-Dhonagoda Irrigation Project in Chandpur district.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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