A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
Climate change

Bangladesh seeks US$2 billion loan from World Bank to fund ambitious climate change plan

  • The country’s Delta Plan 2100 involves 80 projects such as land reclamation, construction of embankments, and creation of safe navigation channels
  • Bangladesh invests 0.8 per cent of its GDP in water-related projects, which will have to rise to about 2.5 per cent by 2030 to meet the plan’s demands

Topic |   Climate change
A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
A rickshaw puller during the rain in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: EPA
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