Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 09 Aug 2011

Project Name Eastern Province Coastal Community Development Project
Country Sri Lanka
Project/Program Number 33249-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3479Japan Special Fund1,000
TOTAL US$ 1,000

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The TA will prepare a project that will promote sustainable redevelopment of Sri Lanka's East Coast through better management of its natural resources. It will focus on environmental protection and poverty reduction through improved management of fisheries and coastal ecosystems. The TA will be implemented in two phases. A broad-based plan for the sustainable management of natural resources along the East Coast will be prepared during the first phase.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 15
Consulting Services
A multidisciplinary team of international and domestic consultants will work closely with counterpart staff from MFARD and NEPC. The consultants will provide about 62 person-months of consulting services: 28 person-months of international expertise and 34 person-months of domestic expertise. They will have extensive experience in regional development planning, environmental protection, fisheries planning and management, and ecotoursim development.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 08 Apr 1999
Fact-finding 07 Feb 2000 to 17 Feb 2000
Management Review Meeting
Approval 16 Aug 2000
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3479 16 Aug 2000 01 Sep 2000 01 Sep 2000 31 Aug 2001 15 Jan 2004


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3479 1,000 1,000 982 18 982 18

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer C. R. Rajendran (
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Resources
Mr. G. Piyasena, Director Planning & Monitoring


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