Sri Lanka: Forest Resources Management Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 30215-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Forest Resources Management Sector Project
Project Number 30215-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1744-SRI: Forest Resources Management Sector Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 27.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Forestry

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The Project will cover 17 of the 19 existing territorial forest divisions. If the security situation improves, the Project will be extended to cover the remaining divisions.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer S. Ranawana
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
H. M. Bandaratillake
82 Sampathpaya
Rajamalwatta Road
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 12 Jun 1997
Fact Finding 09 Sep 1999 to 23 Sep 1999
MRM 03 Mar 2000
Approval 28 Jun 2000
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 13 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 20 Nov 2009

Loan 1744-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Jun 2000 24 Jul 2000 23 Oct 2000 30 Jun 2008 30 Jun 2009 22 Jul 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 40.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 27.00 28 Jun 2000 24.46 0.00 98%
Counterpart 13.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 28 Jun 2000 24.91 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Forest Resources Management Sector Project Project/Program Completion Reports Sep 2010
Forest Resources Management Sector Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Jun 2000

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation
Title Document Type Document Date
Sri Lanka: Forest Resources Management Sector Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2011

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