44305-012: Support for Climate Change Mitigation and Renewable Energy Development
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Given its geophysical location, low deltaic flood plain, and erratic monsoon rainfall Bangladesh is vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Since 1990, the country has experienced a rise in sea level, intensified precipitation, and runoff variability causing massive floods in the rainy season and severe drought in the dry season. Further, the country s large population with low gross domestic product per capita ($641 in 2010) makes Bangladesh s economy highly vulnerable to the impacts of ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7826
|Approval Date||21 Jun 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||500|
Energy sector development and institutional reform
Renewable energy generation - solar
Renewable energy generation - wind
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
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