Farakka Barrage - It's Impacts and Possible Mitigation

by M. Asafuddowlah, Ministry of Irrigation, Bangladesh,
Sufian A. Khondker, (F.ASCE), Ministry of Irrigation, Bangladesh,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


The paper discusses the impacts and possible implications of the Farraka Barrage Project across the Ganges River on different sectors in Bangladesh including hydrology and river morphology, agriculture, irrigation, groundwater resources, navigation, salinity intrusion, fisheries, forestry, the ecology and environment.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Developing countries | Hydrology | Fish and fishery management | Water treatment | Water resources | Streamflow | Asia | Bangladesh | Ganges River | India

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