34318-013: Aquatic Resource Development and Quality Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will promote market-driven and sustainable management of inland fisheries and aquaculture through resource development and quality improvement. It will initially be implemented in nine districts in six provinces in the dry zone. Model aquaculture and fish processing enterprises will be developed, which may be replicated in other parts of the country, including the north and east, where the water resources exist. The Project is organized in five parts: inland fisheries and ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 34318-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1910
Loan No. 1911
Approval Date 05 Sep 2002
Closing Date 16 Jul 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location The Project will initially be implemented in nine districts in six provinces in the Dry Zone of the country. Sites have also been identified in other districts, including Vavuniya, Ampara, and Batticaloa in the northeast, which can be developed.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Fishery
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

Results Delivered

Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached (number) 121

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
Nissanka Salgado
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Resources

National Aquaculture Development Authority

PDS Creation Date
02 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013