Sri Lanka: North East Community Restoration and Development Project II

Sovereign Project | 36601-013

Summary

NECORD-II rehabilitation subprojects will further community development, rehabilitate acccess roads, develop institutional infrastructure and restore basic infrastructure. Given the recent increase in North east construction activity, an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign will be carried out among construction workers and internally displaced people.

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Project Name North East Community Restoration and Development Project II
Project Number 36601-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0007-SRI: North East Community Restoration and Development Project II
Asian Development Fund US$ 14.00 million
Loan 2168-SRI: North East Community Restoration and Development Project II
Asian Development Fund US$ 26.00 million
Grant 0193-SRI: North East Community Restoration and Development Program II
Australian Grant US$ 7.28 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production - Irrigation - Livestock - Rural water supply services - Water-based natural resources management
Education - Pre-primary and primary
Finance - Inclusive finance
Health - Disease control of communicable disease - Health system development
Industry and trade - Trade and services
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban slum development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description NECORD-II rehabilitation subprojects will further community development, rehabilitate acccess roads, develop institutional infrastructure and restore basic infrastructure. Given the recent increase in North east construction activity, an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign will be carried out among construction workers and internally displaced people.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The country strategy and program update for Sri Lanka, 2005-2006, supports the Government's efforts to rehabilitate and reconstruct conflict-affected areas through the North East Community Restoration and Development Project II (NECORD-II). The Asian Development Fund IX (ADF IX) replenishment includes a new grant program that, inter alia, can be used to assist countries recovering from conflict as they make the transition to peace and stability. NECORD-II was programmed to receive ADF grant funding together with a loan for use in rehabilitation efforts in the conflict-affected North East.
Impact Improved living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the conflict-affected areas
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood restored in the affected areas
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Health

Reconstructed and improved health facilities by providing health facilities, and upgrading national and district health facilities

HIV/AIDS campaign among the construction works, internally displaced people, etc

Education

-Reconstructed and improved education facilities, and teacher quarters

-Improved quality and consistency of education

Water Supply and Sanitation

- Reconstruction of small and medium-sized town schemes

- Provision of community-based common wells, and small schemes

- Provision of individual sanitation facilities

Access Roads

-Improvement of class-C and -D roads, local authority roads, culverts, irrigation, and village roads

Village Development

-Establishment of community-based organizations, reconstruction of village-level basic infrastructure facilities, improvement to saving habits, make the women self-reliant, training in self-help, microcredit and revolving funds

-Provision of shelter to conflict-affected communities

Irrigation

-Reconstruction of medium-sized and large schemes

Livelihood: Training

-Skills development to youths in construction, tourism, and motor mechanics

Livelihood: Agriculture and Livestock

-Improvement of agricultural and livestock extension services

-Reestablishment of research and seed production farms

-Provision of agricultural implements

-Facilities to improve livestock production

Urban Development

- Assistance for urban planning

Institutional Development and Capacity Building

-Reestablishment of damaged or construction of new local government and district offices

-Training to government staff in public administration, accounts, and information management

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Project is Closed and the PCR is on going
Geographical Location Conflict affected areas of North and East
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Likely to have minimal or no adverse environmental Impacts
Involuntary Resettlement Has no involuntary resettlement impacts
Indigenous Peoples Not expected to have impacts on Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Project preparation involved participatory processes. Extensive consultation were held with all the main stakeholders, including various affected people, potential beneficiaries, village leaders, women's groups, local ethnic minority bureaus, and local government in the project area. Household surveys were carries out, and participatory workshops were organized in the project areas to understand public opinion about the Project and provided inputs
During Project Implementation The above were continued during implementation through ADB review missions, reporting of the EA, and monitoring activities of the engaged external monitoring agencies
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants will be selected according to the ADB guidelines on the use of consultants.
Procurement According to the ADB Procurement Guidelines
Responsible ADB Officer Kamal Dahanayake
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of NationBuilding & Estate Infrastructure177,Galle Road
Colombo 3,
Sri Lanka
Timetable
Concept Clearance 08 Feb 2005
Fact Finding 15 Feb 2005 to 28 Feb 2005
MRM 18 Mar 2005
Approval 14 Apr 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2013

Grant 0007-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2011 21 May 2013
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 14.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 14.00 14 Apr 2005 13.56 0.00 97%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Apr 2005 13.56 0.00 97%

Grant 0013-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 31 Dec 2009 - 16 Feb 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 14 Apr 2005 0.00 4.88 83%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Apr 2005 0.00 4.88 83%

Grant 0193-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2009 21 Dec 2009 21 Dec 2009 31 Mar 2010 30 Jun 2010 21 Aug 2012
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 7.28 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 17 Dec 2009 0.00 6.74 93%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 7.28 17 Dec 2009 0.00 6.74 93%

Loan 2168-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2011 21 May 2013
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 26.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 26.00 14 Apr 2005 24.84 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Apr 2005 24.84 0.00 100%

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