Agriculture & Natural ResourcesValue chain development (vcd) in saiwrpmp-af: benefits harnessing hub for the southwest farmers

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION
  • To enhance economic growth and reduce poverty in the selected rural areas of the districts viz. Gopalganj, Magura, Jessore, Narail, Faridpur and Rajbari in the southwest region of Bangladesh
  • Aimed at achieving increased income and employment opportunities for landless, marginal and small farmers from enhanced agriculture and fish production, drainage improvement, controlled flooding and year round water management
KEY SERVICES
  • Integrated Water Management Plans for Additional Sub-project Areas (ASAs)
  • Participatory planning and WMO formation
  • FCD/I Infrastructure (Embankment retirement and Bank Protection)
  • Agriculture, Fisheries & Livelihood Support
  • Sustainable O&M systems
  • Emergency Rehabilitation of Cyclone Aila(4 Polders in Khulna and Satkhira [80,000ha])
  • Institutional Strengthening and Project Management:
  • Project Management
PROJECT VALUE
US$ 0.80 million
SECTOR
Agriculture and Natural Resources
CLIENT
Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB)