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The Bangladesh Meghna-Dhonagoda Irrigation Project

, : The Bangladesh Meghna-Dhonagoda Irrigation Project. Public Administration and Development 11(3): 215-218

The Meghna-Dhonagoda Irrigation Project (MDIP) began in 1977 as an effort to reduce the constant threat of floods in the Chandpur district of Bangladesh, to expand agricultural production and employment opportunities, and to improve power supply, communication, social services, and health conditions.

Accession: 002241359

DOI: 10.1002/pad.4230110306

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