31381-032: Protected Area Mgt. and Wildlife Conservation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The main objectives of the Project are to improve effectiveness and efficiency of protected area management, enhance coordination in planning and implementation of conservation efforts, and improve the well-being of buffer zone communities. The Project will achieve these objectives by: (i) addressing institutional and legal deficiencies; (ii) enhancing management and technical capacity of the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWLC); (iii) assisting in developing regulations, guidelines ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31381-032
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 3519
Approval Date 13 Sep 2001
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 Not yet classified
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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
S. Ranawana
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Department of Wildlife Conservation
Mr.Ananda Wijesooriya

PDS Creation Date
11 Jul 2008