31287-013: Coastal Resource Management

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to: (i) introduce physical interventions to address coastal erosion and establish a proactive coastal erosion management system; (ii) improve the sustainability of coastal resources and alleviate environmental degradation; (iii) prevent fisheries resource depletion in coastal waters; and (iv) strengthen MFARD, its key agencies, and local communities in resource management. The Project will comprise the following four components: (i) Coastline Stabilization; ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31287-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1716
Approval Date 07 Dec 1999
Closing Date 02 Sep 2010
Geographical Location Northwestern Province: Puttalam District; Western Province:Gampaha, Colombo, & Panadura-Kalutara Districts; Southern Province: Galle, Matara & Hambantota Districts
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Water-Based Natural Resources Management
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
M. Thiruchelvam
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Resources
Mr. H N R Perera

PDS Creation Date
06 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
03 Oct 2008