Jointly organized by IWMI and Institute of Water Modeling (IWM), the project inception meeting took place in Dhaka on the 4th of November 2015. The IBFI project is being funded by CCAFS and MAFF (Japan) will be undertaken in Sirajganj and Gaibandha districts in Bangladesh. The meeting was attended by higher officials in the Bangladesh government like the Director General of Bangladesh Water Development Board (Engr. Md. Ismail Hossain, BWDB), and Additional Secretary Mr. Satya Brata Saha (Ministry of Disaster Management). In addition to technical organizations and NGOs, there was enthusiastic participation from insurance industry namely Pragati Insurance, Green Delta and Swiss Re.
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