Friday 27 January 2023

Dutch firm wins Bangladesh coastal protection contract

Dutch civil engineering group Royal HaskoningDHV has won a contract to develop and oversee the construction of a major coastal protection plan in Bangladesh.

The six-year contract has a value of €10.5m and will protect the low-lying country against natural disasters and the impact of climate change.

The total project, which is funded by the World Bank, covers some 1,000 square kilometres.

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