Bangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity Akhaura-Laksam Double Track Project

This technical assistance will help Bangladesh Railway develop capacity in project implementation, as well as a permanent project management and implementation entity. It also supports Bangladesh Railway in accessing climate mitigation funds for the use in the rail sector.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

23 Sep 2015

Technical Assistance

Bangladesh

Transport/Rail

Ongoing

$1 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Organization structure for project implementation management and support for Bangladesh Railway in project implementation in procurement process and safeguards implementation improved

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) proposal for the rail sector, study on fossil fuel subsidies, and financing plan for NAMA completed

FINANCING

$600,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)

$400,000 (Nordic Development Fund)