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Wetland Specialist Study, Northeast Regional Water Management Plan, Bangladesh Flood Action Plan 6


AWB Asian Wetland Bureau

BCAS Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies

BCIC Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation

BNH Bangladesh National Herbarium

BWDB Bangladesh Water Development Board

CIDA Canadian International Development Agency

DC District Commissioner

DEPC Department of Environment Pollution Control

DOE Department of Environment

DPHE Deparment of Public Health Engineering

EIA Environmental impact assessment

FAP Flood Action Plan

FCDI Flood control, drainage, irrigation

FEAVDEP Flood- and Erosion-Affected Villages Development Project

FMP Forestry Master Plan

FPCO Flood Plan Coordination Organisation

GEF Global Environment Fund

IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature

IWRB International Waterfowl and Wetland Research Bureau

LGED Local Government Engineering Department

MAB Man and the Biosphere Programme (UNEP)

MIWDFC Ministry of Irrigation, Water Development, and Flood Control

MMP NERP Monthly Wetland Monitoring Programme

MOEF Ministry of Environment and Forests

MOL Ministry of Land

NACOM Nature Conservation Movement

NCS National Conservation Strategy

NEMAP National Environment Management Action Plan

NEMREC Northeast Region Environment Management, Research, and Education Centre

NEMREP Northeast Region Environment Management, Research, and Education Project

NERP Northeast Regional Water Management Project

NGO Non-governmental organization

NHC Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

ODA Overseas Development Agency (UK)

SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

SPARRSO Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisation

SLI Shawinigan-Lavalin Inc.

UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNEP United Nations Environment Programme

WARPO Water Resource Planning Organisation

WWF Worldwide Fund for Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund)

MPO Land Classification

F0     Land inundated to <0.3m

F1     Land inundated between 0.3m and 0.9m

F2     Land inundated between 0.9m to 1.8m

F3     Land inundated more than 1.8m on which deepwater aman can be grown

F4     Land inundated more than 1.8m on which deepwater aman cannot be grown

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