31282-013: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to support the Government's efforts to promote the region's development, accelerate economic growth and create income and employment opportunities in the Southern Province through greater participation and involvement of the private sector. Project activities will focus on (i) establishment and expansion of agriculture and agriculture-related micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region, (ii) the provision and maintenance of key economic ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31282-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1849
Approval Date 26 Oct 2001
Closing Date 05 Aug 2010
Geographical Location Southern Province (Galle, Matara, and Hambantota Districts)
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Natural Resources
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached (number) 4,841
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 933
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 2,400,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
K. M. Tilakaratne
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Regional Development
Mr. P S Gajanayake

PDS Creation Date
02 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
29 Jul 2010