GOVERNMENT FOCAL POINTS:

Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury | Additional Secretary | Ministry of Environment and Forests  | c_mohsin63@yahoo.com

Mahmuda Begum | Additional Secretary | Ministry of Finance| addl-secy2@erd.gov.bd


MDB FOCAL POINTS (country level):


ADB:
Rezaul K. Khan | Senior Natural Resources and Agriculture Economist | rkkhan@adb.org

IFC:
Mrinal Sircar | Operations Officer | msircar@ifc.org
Anika Ali | Associate Operations Officer | aali@ifc.org

WB:
Maria Sarraf | Sr. Environmental Economist | msarraf@worldbank.org 

COUNTRY MISSIONS:

First Joint Mission: February 1-14, 2010
Terms of Reference | Completion Report

Second Joint Mission: August 23-September 2, 2010
Terms of Reference | Completion Report | Signed Letter

INVESTMENT PLAN:

Bangladesh - Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR)
Endorsed by the Sub-Committee on November 10, 2010 (Decision

Comments from the Sub-Committee:
Germany (November 21, 2010)
United Kingdom (December 2, 2010) 

PROJECTS:

Climate Smart SME Financing
Project Details

Project Document | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) | Proposed Decision
Approved on April 2, 2015 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 10.0 million (grant funding)
USD 309,000 (MPIS Final tranche)

Comments and Responses:
United Kingdom (March 27, 2015)
United States (April 1, 2015) 
United Kingdom (April 1, 2015) 
United Kingdom (April 2, 2015)
IFC Response to United Kingdom (April 1, 2015) 

MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
MPIS Template | Proposed Decision for MPIS
Approved on June 11, 2015 (Approved Decision)  
Approved amount(s):
USD 131,000 (MPIS)

Coastal Towns Infrastructure Improvement Project
Project Details
Cover Note | Project DocumentReport and Recommendation of the President | Climate Change: Project Adaptation Action (PAA) ReportMDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) | Proposed Decision
Approved on December 12, 2013 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 40.0 million (grant funding)
USD 109,000 (MPIS Final tranche)

Comments and Responses:
United Kingdom (November 19, 2013)
Spain and Germany (November 22, 2013)
United States (December 9, 2013) 
United Kingdom (December 10, 2013) 

ADB Response to United Kingdom (November 22, 2013)
ADB Response to United States and United Kingdom (March 13, 2014)

Technical Assistance Project 2 “ Feasibility Study for a Pilot Program of Climate Resilient Housing in the Coastal Region”
Project Details
Cover Note | Proposed Decision 
Approved on August 20, 2013 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 3.4 million (grant funding)
**Note: Grant funding for both Technical Advisory Services for Investment Project 1 “Promoting Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Security”, and Technical Assistance Project 2 “ Feasibility Study for a Pilot Program of Climate Resilient Housing in the Coastal Region”

Comments and Responses:
United States (July 29, 2013) 
United Kingdom (July 30, 2013) 
Germany and Spain (August 1, 2013) 

MDB Preparation and Supervision Services (MPIS)
Project Concept (Page 72) | Proposed Decision 
Approved on January 25, 2011

Investment Project 1 “Promoting Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Security” / Climate Smart SME Financing
Project Details
Cover Note | Proposed Decision
Approved on August 20, 2013 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 3.4 million (grant funding)
**Note: Grant funding for both Technical Advisory Services for Investment Project 1 “Promoting Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Security”, and Technical Assistance Project 2 “ Feasibility Study for a Pilot Program of Climate Resilient Housing in the Coastal Region”

Comments and Responses:
United States (July 29, 2013)
United Kingdom (July 30, 2013)
Germany and Spain (August 1, 2013)

IFC Response to United States (August 13, 2013)
IFC Response o Germany and Spain (August 2013)

Project Preparation Grant 
Project Preparation Grant Proposal | Proposed Decision
Approved on March 3, 2011
Approved amount(s):
USD 100,000 (PPG)
 
MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Project Concept (Page 46) | Proposed Decision
Approved on January 25, 2011
Approved amount(s):
USD 262,000 (MPIS First tranche)

Coastal Embankment Improvement Project Phase I (CEIP-I)
Project Details
Cover Note | Project Document | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) | Project Report | Proposed Decision
Approved on April 23, 2013 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 25.0 million (grant funding)
USD 272,000 (MPIS Final tranche)
 
Comments and Responses:
Australia (April 22, 2013)  
Spain and Germany (April 22, 2013)
United Kingdom (April 22, 2013)
IBRD Response to Spain, Germany, Australia, and UK (June 7, 2013)

MDB Preparation and Supervision Services (MPIS)
Project Concept (Page 53) | Proposed Decision 
Approved on January 25, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 218,000 (MPIS First tranche)

Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project
Project Details
Cover Note | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) | Project Annexes | Report and Recommendation of the President | Proposed Decision
Approved on September 5, 2012 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 30.0 million (grant funding)
USD 109,000 (MPIS Final tranche)

Comments and Responses:
Germany (September 5, 2012)
United Kingdom (September 5, 2012)

MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Project Concept (Page 57) | Proposed Decision
Approved on January 25, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 218,000 (MPIS First tranche)

Project Preparation Grant (PPG)
Project Preparation Grant Proposal | Supplementary Document | Proposed Decision
Approved on September 1, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 600,000 (PPG)

Comments and Responses:
Brazil (August 16,2011)
United Kingdom (August 26, 2011)
Germany (August 29, 2011)
Japan (August 29, 2011)
ADB Response to Brazil, Germany, and UK (September 2, 2011)

Climate Change Capacity Building and Knowledge Management
Project Details
Cover Note | Proposed Decision
Approved on June 7, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 500,000 (grant funding)

Comments and Responses:
Germany (June 1, 2011)
Canada (June 2, 2011)
Canada (June 8, 2011)

MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Project Concept (Page 66) | Proposed Decision
Approved on January 25, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 25,000 (MPIS First tranche)

MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Approved on October 18, 2011 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 25,000 (MPIS Second tranche)