After a thorough review of the proposals for the Consultancy Services for Design, Construction Supervision and other related services for Haor Flood Management and Livelihood Improvement Project, the Government of Bangladesh’s Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) ranked IC Net with the highest among three reputed consortiums in tender opening meeting at Dhaka on December 2nd, 2014.
The project will be implemented in 29 Haor stretches in five Haor basin districts, namely Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kishoreganj and Brahmanbaria in Northeastern area of Bangladesh under the ODA loan, funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The goal of this project is to contribute to poverty reduction in the Haor Basin by directly improving living standards and reduce the vulnerability of 115,000 rural poor households.
The project is comprised of three major components, 1) construction and rehabilitation of flood management infrastructure, 2) construction and rehabilitation of rural development infrastructure and 3) implementation of livelihood improvement activities such as agriculture promotion and fishery promotion. Component one and three with the emphasis on agriculture development will be implemented by the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), while component two and three with emphasis on fishery promotion will be implemented by the LGED.