31381-013: Protected Area Management and Wildlife Conservation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will support the Government to conserve the country's natural resources and wildlife biodiversity for the well being of current and future generations and assist the Government in meeting the country's international commitments and other policy goals for conservation of wildlife biodiversity. By strengthening the institutional capacity of DWLC through development of strategic management capacity and staff skills, provision of equipment and infrastructure and the development of adapti... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31381-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1767
Approval Date 19 Oct 2000
Closing Date 08 Apr 2009
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.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Land-Based Natural Resources Management
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Nishanthi Manjula Amerasinghe
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
*Mr. M.A.R.D Jayatillake

Department of Wildlife Conservation
*Mr.Ananda Wijesooriya

PDS Creation Date
05 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
10 Jun 2008