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S ite Assessment And Prefeasibility Study For Knit Village

Assignment name: Site Assessment And Prefeasibility Study For Knit Village Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro): -
Location within country: 6 Different Districts In Bangladesh Duration of assignments (months): 6
Name of the Client: Total No. of staff-months of the assignment: 6
Address: Gulshan, Dhaka Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in US$ currency equivalent): --

Start date (month/year): 2008-12-01 00:00:00

Completion date (month/year): 2009-05-01 00:00:00

No. of professional stuff-months provided by associated Consultants: 5
Name of associated Consultants, if any: Sheltec Private Ltd

Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader):

Project Architect: -

Project Consultant: Mr. M. Zakir Hossain

Project Engineer: Dr. Mustafa M. Kamal

Narrative Description of Project: Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) was contemplating the establishment of a “Knit Village” in the satiable location in Bangladesh. In this regard, BKMEA signed a MOU with IFC-BICF. As part of this MOU, IFC- BICF engaged Young Consultants to carry out a comprehensive site assessment, per-feasibility and master plan of the proposed “Knit Village” project. As part of the project, YC Consortium and an international firm conducted site assessment of the proposed project for IFC-BICF.\nDescription of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment: Services provided under the project are-\n Identify the Off-Site Infrastructure Requirements of different sites\n Identify the boundaries of the site and map them. \n Identify the type of soil over the site. \n Prepare a description of the soils and also identify on a map where specific soil changes occur \n Identify the type of landscaping on the site. (Are there rolling hills, plains, flood plain, forest etc.) \n Prepare a description of these areas and locate these areas on a map \n Identify the location, type and density of vegetation on the site (trees, crops etc.) \n Prepare a description and map these locations on a map. \n Identify the type of infrastructure and buildings etc, if any, on site (bridges, houses, community facilities etc). Identify what they are made out of, if they are permanent or temporary and map where they are located \n Map the areas and provide a brief description \n Identify where the ponds, rivers, lakes, dense groups of trees, and villages are located. Write up and map their location in sketch form \n Identify the land use types being used on the site such as residential, commercial, or institutional facilities. Map their locations \n Obtain the municipality’s land use map for the site and talk to the planning department about the site’s proposed land use or their plans for its development. \n Identify where the existing utilities are located such as water, electricity, and telephones. Map the locations of existing utilities. Also identify how many people it services. \n Identify where the existing roads are located within the site. Identify they type of road (unpaved, one or two-lanes, with lights or without etc.)\n Map the location of key roadways \n Identify and map the main access points into the sites\n Provide a cost estimate for landfill and/or flood embankments. Identify type of material, if it needs settling time, how long, and where infill should come from and how high the fill or embankments will need to be. \n Provide a square meter cost for site grading, if it becomes necessary. \n Provide the linear square meter cost for a road, which carries heavy trucks \n Finally, a detailed site assessment report with recommendations\n