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Chittagong Hill Tracts Improved Natural Resources Management

Project Title:   Chittagong Hill Tracts Improved Natural Resources Management
Type of Project NRM research
Duration:   December 2005-November 2006
Status:   Completed
Partner Organizations:   ISRIC-World Soil Information, The Netherlands, Lleida University-Spain, CEGIS-Bangladesh, EU-Asia Pro-Eco and BCAS
Key words: Geospatial database, NRM, Sustainability, Management, Natural Resources, Environment, Chittagong Hill Tracts
Main Objective:   To assess potential improvement of the natural resources existing in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh and to devise a comprehensive plan to conserving those resources
Brief Description: The project has assessed the natural resources of Chittagong Hill Tracts and made plans to improve and conserve those resources. For the purpose, EU Indonesia Corporation’s planning tools were used and relationship between the EU Institute and Bangladesh Partners had been strengthened. EU Indonesia Corporation’s planning tools were used as methodologies to make plans and assess the natural resources of the CHT.
Output Geospatial database on environment and resource base on CHT to facilitate informed decision making and promote sustainable resource management. Enhanced capacity of government and non-government organizations working in the CHT for sustainable resource management. The project opened up the scope of effective collaboration between European and Asian partners regarding the studies of environmental and natural resources management.
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