Sri Lanka: Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project

Sovereign Project | 31381-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project
Project Number 31381-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1767-SRI: Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 12.00 million
Loan: Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project
Global Environment Facility US$ 10.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Land-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 Six (6) protected areas representing the wet-zone highlands, dry-zone lowlands, and arid-zone coastal wetlands of the country, selected on the basis of their priority in terms of need and potential for development.

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 Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Nishanthi Manjula Amerasinghe
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
*Mr. M.A.R.D Jayatillake
82 Sampathpaya
Rajamalwatta Road
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Department of Wildlife Conservation
*Mr.Ananda Wijesooriya
18 Gregory's Road
Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 13 Jun 1997
Fact Finding 14 Jun 1997 to 27 Jun 1997
MRM 10 Jun 1999
Approval 19 Oct 2000
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 10 Jun 2008

Loan 1767-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Oct 2000 06 Dec 2000 17 Sep 2001 30 Jun 2007 31 Dec 2008 08 Apr 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.80 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 12.00 19 Oct 2000 11.95 0.00 97%
Counterpart 8.60 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 10.20 19 Oct 2000 12.27 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project Project/Program Completion Reports Nov 2010
Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Sep 2000

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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