Evaluation Paper on Transport Sector Assistance in Sri Lanka

Date: August 2007
Type: Papers and Briefs
Evaluation; Transport and ICT
Series: Evaluation Sector and Thematic Papers


This paper provides an independent assessment of ADB's contribution to development results in Sri Lanka's transport sector and identifies development issues and lessons in the sector. It also summarizes key features of Sri Lanka’s transport system, taking into account historical changes in the economy and the development of the transport sector. This approach highlights developments in the past, recognizes current situations, and identifies challenges and solutions for the future.


  • Scope and Purpose
  • Sector Context
  • The Country Sector Strategy and Program of ADB
  • Assessment of ADB’s Sector Strategy and Assistance Program
  • ADB’s Performance in the Sector
  • Identified Lessons
  • Future Challenges and Opportunities
  • Appendix