30215-013: Forest Resources Management Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The overall goal of the Project is to increase the value and sustainability of Sri Lanka s forests by creating a policy and governance framework to enable local communities and the private sector to participate in forest resource development and management. The objectives of the Project are to (i) establish participatory sustainable forest management of a permanent forest area, to increase its protection and production; and (ii) enhance access of the local communities, in particular ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 30215-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1744
Approval Date 28 Jun 2000
Closing Date 22 Jul 2010
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.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
S. Ranawana
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
H. M. Bandaratillake

PDS Creation Date
13 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
20 Nov 2009

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