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Water Resources Planning Organization
Secretariat to Executive Committee of National Water Resources Council
Brief on ICRD

WARPO received a mandate through the ‘Coastal Zone Policy 2005’ to set up Integrated Coastal Resources Database (ICRD), which is linked to NWRD as a sub-set. In order to strengthen enabling institutional environment, section 5.5.2 of the Coastal Zone Policy proposed to set up an Integrated Coastal Resources Database (ICRD).

Data of different sectors of coastal zone of Bangladesh (19 coastal districts) are kept in ICRD. ICRD provides means to prepare an up-datable rich picture of vulnerabilities and opportunities in the coast and usable for decision & policy makers.

WARPO has completed the development of the Integrated Coastal Resources Database in December 2005. Data from primary and secondary sources have been collected, collated and complied. Presently 421 data layers have been collected and generated for ICRD.The summary of data can be presented based on 6 indicators as follows:

  • Administration and Institutions (ADM): Administrative Area, Participation, FMOs/CBOs, GoB Organizations, Informal Organizations, NGOs, Laws, Regulations, Policies etc.
  • Economics and Finance (ECO): Credit, Employment, Foreign Currency Earning, GDP, Savings, Wages, Agriculture, Fishery, Industry, Services, etc.
  • Funds and Interventions (FUN): Water, Health, Food Assisted Program etc.
  • Human beings and Social Conditions (HUM): Demography, Financial Assets, Gender Related Data, Education and Skills, Health, Income, Natural Assets, Physical Assets, Social etc.
  • Assets, Infrastructure and Services (INF): Agriculture Sector, Communication Sector, Education Sector, Health Sector, Power Sector, Protection, Transport Sector etc.
  • Natural Resources and Environment (NRE): Chars and Inter-tidal Areas, Estuarine Dynamics, Fish and other Aquatic Resources, Plain Land Forest, Shallow Aquifer, Homestead Gardens, Mangroves, Agricultural Land, Ponds and Ghers, Settlement Area/Industrial, Area/Infrastructure: Air, Humidity, Rainfall, Sunshine, Wind, Gas and Oil, Sand and Minerals, Deep Sea, Estuary Branches and Coastal Waters, Floodplains (Wetland), Perennial Water Body, River etc.
Brief on NWRD
NWRD Data List
Brief on ICRD
ICRD Data List
Water Resources Planning Organization
72 Green Road, Dhaka-1215,Bangladesh
Telephone: +88 02 44819006, +88 02 44819015
Email:  dg@warpo.gov.bd
Fax: +88 02 44819002
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