47381-001: Water Resources Development Investment Program

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Description

The Water Resources Development Investment Program will assist the government complete outstanding water conveyance investments under the Mahaweli Development Program (MDP). Completion of MDP is a key priority of the government and will maximize the productivity of Mahaweli River Basin water resources by transferring available water to Sri Lanka s northern dry zone areas for irrigation, drinking and commercial purposes. This will accelerate local and national economic growth. The investment pr... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47381-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Water-based natural resources management
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Lance Gore
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

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

Last PDS Update
14 Apr 2014

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