Research on Disaster Prevention / Mitigation against Floods and Storm Surges in Bangladesh

Researche Funding: JST-JICA (SATREPS)

Collaboration: Japan Lead: Kyoto University Bangladesh Lead: IWFM, BUET

Under the Japanese Government Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) program, this project aims to improve the economy and living conditions of the rural people of Bangladesh by increasing the capability of flood and storm surge disaster prevention and mitigation at the same time enhancing the relevant knowledge through education, training and research. This collaborative research program is being jointly conducted by Kyoto University, Japan and IWFM, BUET, Bangladesh. This five-year long research program is funded by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).