Sri Lanka: Protected Area Mgt. and Wildlife Conservation Project

Sovereign Project | 31381-032 Status: Closed

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Project Name Protected Area Mgt. and Wildlife Conservation Project
Project Number 31381-032
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 3519-SRI: Protected Area Mgt. and Wildlife Conservation Project
Global Environment Facility US$ 9.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture and Natural Resources - Agriculture, natural resources and rural development

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.

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The services of about 170 person-months of national and 130 person-months of international consultants will be required to assist in implementing the Project activities. Consultants will be selected by ADB and engaged by the Executing Agency in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Use of Consultants. International consultants will include experts in the fields of protected area management, ecotourism planning, ecotourism training, public-private partnership development, public relations and education, biodiversity monitoring and evaluation, and visitor center designing. National consultants will be required in the fields of participatory program development, small business development, MIS and financial organization processes, and legislation development. Expressions of interests in providing consulting services for this Project should be addressed to Manager Consulting Services with copies to Resident Representative, Sri Lanka Resident Mission and the Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sanath Ranawana
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Wildlife Conservation
Mr.Ananda Wijesooriya
18 Gregory Road, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 21 Jan 2000
Fact Finding 12 Feb 2000 to 22 Feb 2000
MRM 29 Apr 2000
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Jul 2008
Last PDS Update 05 Feb 2007

Grant 3519-SRI

Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 9.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 9.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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