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Bangladesh - Coastal Embankment Rehabilitation Project : environmental assessment (English)

The Coastal Embankment Rehabilitation Project has the following components: (a) Rehabilitation and improvements to the non-coastal sections of polders in the mid-term program; (b) Afforestation of embankment slopes and a 100-200m wide strip of foreshore to reduce embankment damage and maintenance costs; (c) Improved Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of all embankments and polders in the mid term program, with provisions for the involvement of displaced/landless people; (d) Technical assistance for implementation support and training of implementing agency staff and communities participating in O&M and afforestation activities; (e) Vehicles and minor equipment for the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) supervision and for non governmental organizations (NGOs) involved in organizing community participation; and (f) Environmental monitoring and mitigation measures.

Details

  • Author

    Environmental Resources Limited Commission of the European Communities

  • Document Date

    1992/07/31

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    E3

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Bangladesh,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Bangladesh - Coastal Embankment Rehabilitation Project : environmental assessment

  • Keywords

    security of life and property;Environmental and Social Impact;coastal area;flora and fauna;Crop;Environmental Assessment;dry season;agriculture and industry;land capability classification;surface water resource;negative environmental impact;species of fish;data collection activity;protection of property;rural water supply;quality of data;rural road network;land use capability;production due;rapid rural appraisal;species of bird;cost of transport;prices for goods;food grain production;repair and maintenance;production of fish;risks of loss;damage to infrastructure;construction and rehabilitation;opportunity for woman;medium term loan;flood protection measure;short term loan;land use conflict;form of credit;agricultural extension activity;coastal forest area;control of pests;improved seed variety;high yield variety;coastal shrimp aquaculture;coastal embankments;appraisal mission;cultivated area;agricultural production;mangrove forest;landless people;fishery sector;impact monitoring;cropping intensity;soil salinity;mitigation measure;research institute;crop production;double cropping;institutional framework;drainage structure;social aspect;polder area;social characteristic;soil fertility;water quality;employment opportunity;employment opportunities;crop cultivation;cropping pattern;South East;brackish water;rice crop;farm labor;small area;crop yield;human life;local economy;cyclone protection;aquaculture development;farm labour;natural habitat;subsistence fishermen;community participation;high river;embankment slopes;flood plain;drainage canal;spring tide;corrective measure;monsoon rains;environmental cost;consulting service;land take;Consulting services;cultivable land;afforestation activities;single crop;triple cropping;coastal belt;natural environment;geographical zone;irrigation water;migrant labour;migrant labor;agricultural sector;crop varieties;Rural Credit;tourism sector;tropical forest;resource limit;foreshore areas;positive impact;quantitative assessment;farming practice;water salinity;land area;Irrigated Agriculture;project's impact;cash crop;landless producers;coastal region;seed varieties;industrial sector;sea level;affected farmer;crop protection;relative humidity;climate uncertainty;fish production;sandy beaches;rainfall stations;agricultural issue;financial constraint;laissez faire;safety issue;subject area;tidal creeks;protected area;consumption rate;port facility;farm size;crop value;draught animal;land improvements;organic matter;daily wage;local price;local demand;high fertility;industrial activity;labour force;agricultural labor;soil type;agricultural labour;crop season;short supply;embankment construction;water depth;ground water;winter season;institutional strengthening;equitable distribution;cultivation method;arable land;fishery research;industrial pollution;crop research;chemical characteristic;irrigation schedules;crop variety;pest resistance;informal sector;coastal soil;small holding;large farm;protein intake;Flood Prevention;road access;Social Conflict;labour cost;Communications Network;social fabric;beneficiary participation;human settlement;introduced species;tree species;cash compensation;donor community;mangrove tree;natural phenomenon;common species;plant species;broadest sense;social issue;saltwater crocodile;increased investment;socio-economic status;field visits;local condition;administrative level;impact analysis;environmental aspect;resettlement provisions;primary data;environmental component;fruit tree;environmental appraisal;asian dowitcher;crop land;afforestation area;Capture Fishery;migratory pattern;aquaculture production;raw material;Water Demand;adequate compensation;human disturbance;natural hazard;Urban Infrastructure;agricultural land;coastal flood;coastal land;coastal islands;land mass;donor support;central regions;physical process;tidal energy;crop suitability;cyclone impact;adverse conditions;soil characteristic;climatic condition;endangered species;seasonal migrant

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Citation

Environmental Resources Limited Commission of the European Communities

Bangladesh - Coastal Embankment Rehabilitation Project : environmental assessment (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/791291468768555906/Bangladesh-Coastal-Embankment-Rehabilitation-Project-environmental-assessment