37702-012: Poverty Assessment and Information Management

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA will impliment a project that will assist the Central Bank and the Dept. of Census and Statistics in Sri Lanka to define how poverty should be measured, develop instruments to evaluate the impact of government and donor programs on alleviating poverty, increase the capacity of government and selected aid agencies to collect and analyze the poverty information, produce a portrait of poverty in the conflict - affected districts of Sri Lanka and carry out a field trial to test the ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 37702-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4278
Approval Date 18 Dec 2003
Geographical Location Nation- wide
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic and Public Affairs Management



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Johanna Boestel
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Department of Census and Statistics

PDS Creation Date
07 Sep 2007

Last PDS Update
09 Dec 2008