BANGLADESH COUNTRY INVESTMENT PLAN FOR ENVIRONMENT, FORESTRY AND CLIMATE CHANGE (2016 – 2021)

The Bangladesh Country Investment Plan for Environment, Forestry and Climate Change (EFCC CIP) is a cross-sectoral and whole-of-government investment framework for mobilizing and delivering effective, coordinated, sustainable and country-driven investment programmes in environmental protection; sustainable forest management; climate-change adaptation and mitigation; and environmental governance. It is a tool to translate of government policies into investment programmes and projects. The EFCC CIP responds to the urgent need to address environmental degradation in Bangladesh and to improve the country’s ability to meet the threats posed by climate change.

The EFCC CIP lays out priority investment areas organized in four pillars, 14 programmes and 43 sub-programmes. At least 77 Government of Bangladesh (GoB) agencies (ministries/ divisions/departments) will implement various EFCC investment programmes.