29600-013: Tea Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project aims to increase the income of tea smallholders and private estates on a sustainable basis and to improve the environment at the same time. To fulfill the objectives, the Project will (i) undertake institutional reforms to improve the effectiveness of tea-related institutions and rationalize the cess rebate to benefit the smaller holdings; (ii) provide credit financing for replanting and infilling on smallholdings and private estates, establishment of nurseries, rehabilitation of tea... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 29600-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1639
Approval Date 10 Nov 1998
Closing Date 10 Apr 2007
Geographical Location All tea-growing areas covering 13 districts in the southwest region of Sri Lanka: Kandy, Galle, Matara, Ratnapura, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Kegalle, Matale, Kalutara, Hambantota, Monaragala, Colombo, and Kurunegala.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 652
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 126,000

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Marzia Mongiorgi-Lorenzo
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Mr. W.M. Karunaratne

Ministry of Plantation Industries (MPI)
J. Abeywickrama

PDS Creation Date
14 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
23 Feb 2007

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