- BM Report
The German government will provide a total grant of 25.5 million euros to Bangladesh for three projects where 10 million euros are allocated for two significant projects in the climate adaptation sector.
The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) will oversee the implementation of the first project titled Livable and Inclusive Cities for All (LICA) and Dhaka WASA will manage the second one, named Strengthening Institutions for Climate Change-Adapted Water Resource Management
Law and Judiciary Department will handle the third project is Access to Justice- A2 Justice for Women for Strengthening Community Dispute Resolution and Improving Case Management.
The grant agreement was made in the city on Thursday with The Economic Relations Department-ERD Secretary, Sharifa Khan and the Country Director of the German Development Agency-GIZ in Bangladesh, Andreas Cook signed there.
Sharifa said the German government is a reliable friend in Bangladesh’s development journey and this support will be strengthened in the coming days, having a significant impact on the economy in line with our development priorities.
“Relationship between the GIZ and the ERD, LGRD Ministry, LGED, and local government agencies of Bangladesh is longstanding and positive and it will continue to be stronger and more integrated,” said Andreas Cook of GIZ
Additional Secretary and Wing Chief Uttam Kumar Karmakar, Joint Secretary Moslema Nazneen, LGED Additional Chief Engineer Gopal Krishna Debnath, German Development Agency (GIZ) Dana de la Fontaine, and Livable and Inclusive Cities for All (LICA) Project Director Mohammad Nazmul Hasan Chowdhury were present at the signing ceremony .