44305-012: Support for Climate Change Mitigation and Renewable Energy Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

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

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44305-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7826
Approval Date 21 Jun 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Renewable energy generation - solar
Renewable energy generation - wind
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)

 

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