34023-013: Plantation Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project's goal is to ensure the long-term sustainability of the plantation sector without external assistance. The Project's objectives are to (i) enhance the profitability and financial position of the sector, and (ii) improve the living and working conditions of the estate workers. The Project area covers 15 districts where the regional plantation companies' estates are located. The Project components comprise (i) investment component to provide finance (in the form of credit or equity ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 34023-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1913/1914
Approval Date 13 Sep 2002
Closing Date 22 Feb 2010
Geographical Location The Project area covers 15 districts where the regional plantation companies are located.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 10
Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached (number) 8
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 260
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 360,000
New households served with sanitation (number) 873

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Marzia M. Mongiorgi
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Plantation Industries (MPI)
Raja Premadasa

Development Finance Corporation of Ceylon
Jayantha Nagendran

PDS Creation Date
12 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
30 Mar 2009