Seminar on Bangladesh Delta Plan-2100 held


The Urban, Climate change and Environment (UCCE) cluster, has organized a seminar on Bangladesh Delta Plan-2100 on 10 February, 2016 at BIGD Conference Room.

Professor Dr. Jaap de Heer, VU University Amsterdam and Team Leader,  Bangladesh Delta Plan (BDP) project under General Economic Division, Ministry of Planning, shared his experiences at the event.

In his presentation, he talked about the background, aim, goals of the BDP-2100. He discussed  the concepts, drivers, components of the plan in respects to water, food, economic growth and climate change. He further explained the sectors of the delta plan along with the process as to how they have conducted baseline study and how the survey has been merged with the existing study. At the end, he highlighted the strategic issues related to aligning 19 ministries for an integrated governance arrangement and holistic policy making.

The event was concluded followed by a brief Question and Answer session with Prof. Jaap. BIGD researchers attended the event.