44164-012: Applying Remote Sensing Technology in River Basin Management

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Many countries in Asia and the Pacific have suffered from water-related disasters such as floods caused by typhoons and heavy rains, sea level rise and droughts. In addition, cliamte change and rapid economic development are predicted to amplify these negative impacts. Bangladesh, Philippines and Viet Nam are selected as pilot countries in the TA for several reasons: (i) They remain one of the most water-related disaster prone countries. From 1988 to 2008, Bangladesh has the largest death ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 44164-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8074
Approval Date 27 Apr 2012
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)


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