Using technologies for inclusive and resilient cities in Bangladesh

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February 2018

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. 


The growing frequency and strength of storms and other natural disasters, along with rampant urbanization, hampers the country's pursuit of livability and their commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. ADB, through the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) and the Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project (CTEIP), is assisting the country by providing grant financing to Patuakhali and Bagerhat so as to collect social and infrastructure data and build capacity in disaster management through the use of geographic information system and information and communication technologies. 


Bhuwneshwar Prasad Sah
Infrastructure Specialist (GIS)

ADB's Vision of Livable Cities

ADB’s vision is to transform the archetypical chaotic, polluted, inequitable cities of Asia and the Pacific into a competitive, equitable, environmentally sustainable, and climate resilient urban centers—in short, livable cities. This will require a new approach to city development, including how ADB supports that development.

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