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International Coalition for Green Development on the Belt and Road (ICGDBR)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) or UN Environment started a process to develop International Coalition for Green Development on the Belt and Road (ICGDBR) in response of Belt and Road (B&R) or One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative of China after a subcommittee meeting and signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between UNEP and Chinese Government. The UN Environment has already undertaken a Green Belt and Road Strategy for the period of 2018-2020.

Now the UNEP has invited 41 countries (Ministry of Environment or Equivalent), 8 International Agencies, 7 Chinese Ministries, 29 Chinese Academies & Research Institutions, 18 Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), 47 Business & Industries and 8 Financial Institutions to join the coalition. The list of invitees are as follows:
Ministries of Environment or Equivalent ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 41 Countries: Austria, Belarus, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Czech Republic…

Matarbari LNG Power Plant (Mitusi: Japan)

Basic Information ------------------------------------------------------ Location: Dhalghata and Matarbari Union, Maheshkhali Upazila, Cox's Bazar District, Bangladesh Capacity: 500-600 Megawatt Category: LNG Based Power Plant Fuel: Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) (Imported) Land Acquisition: Undisclosed Project Period: Undisclosed ESF Risk Category: Undisclosed Financier: Undisclosed Borrower:Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) Sponsor: Government of Bangladesh (GOB)  Contractor: Mitsui and Company Private Limited (Japan) Budget: Undisclosed Project Related Documents ------------------------------------------------------ News Clppings ------------------------------------------------------ 26 Jul 2018: Mitsui to build LNG power plant in Matarbari: The Daily Dhaka Tribune 10 Nov 2017: Joint venture to produce 600MW in Matarbar: The Daily Star 09 Nov 2017: CPGCBL, Mitsui sign deal for 600MW LNG power plant: The Daily Sun  09 Nov 2017: BD, Japan cos ink MoU to set up LNG power pl…

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Rampal Coal Power Plant (NTPC-India)