World Bank / Netherlands Govt. funded Water Management Improvement Project (WMIP)

The primary objective of the project was to improve national water resources management by involving local communities in playing an expanded role in all stages of the project cycle. The secondary objective - to enhance institutional performance of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) and Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO). The Project is expected to be implemented over a period of seven years commencing 2008. The project with its three components – a. System Improvement and Management Transfer (SIMT), b. O&M Performance Improvement; and c. Institutional Improvement - is expected to result in reduced vulnerability and enhanced livelihood opportunities for the beneficiaries, and will also create a favorable environment for improved water management by the core water institutions in partnership with the beneficiaries. The main objective of the consultancy was to provide quality enhancement support to the project implementation agency of the government with necessary oversight for all procurement under the project to minimize associated risks with specific reference to the large value contracts.

Project details

  • Name of client Ministry of Water Resources
  • Location Dhaka
  • Country Bangladesh
  • Start date 15 July 2008
  • Completion date 15 Oct 2008
  • Origin of funding World Bank
  • Name of partners

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