Project Description

The overall objective of the new focal area of Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas is to assist in formulating and implementing of a long-term strategy for urban development, and to help selected urban areas to adapt to the challenges resulting from the effects of Climate Change. ”Urban Development” means in this context all aspects of current and future land use, housing, technical, economic and social infrastructure, as well as institutional and administrative structures.

The main objective of the present study is– based on a quantitative vulnerability analysis – to propose a multi-sector project for the city of Barisal comprising prioritised interventions, to analyze its feasibility and, thus, to provide the basis for the appraisal of KfW and therewith the decision on whether or not to finance and implement the project.