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
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 8074
|Approval Date||27 Apr 2012|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Water-based natural resources management|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
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