Sri Lanka: Water Resources Development Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 47381-003

Summary

The TA will prepare the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program. This 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.

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Project Name Water Resources Development Investment Program
Project Number 47381-003
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8633-SRI: Water Resources Development Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation - Rural flood protection - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will prepare the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program. This 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.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project preparatory technical assistance (TA) is necessary to: (i) review the technical and economic viability and designs of the four investment projects under the North Central Province Canal Program (NCPCP); (ii) review and update safeguard measures; (iii) review civil works contract documents and ensure they meet ADB's criteria; (iv) prepare the consulting package for the Program Management, Design and Supervision Consultant (PMDSC); (v) design the consulting services package for improving system efficiencies and water productivity (ISEWP); (vi) undertake financial and procurement assessments of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MMDE, executing agency), and Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka (MASL) and Department of Irrigation (DOI) who are the implementing agencies; and (vii) prepare all requirements to meet the processing criteria for a multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) and Project 1.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The primary stakeholders comprising the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, the Department of Irrigation and the Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka are already involved with the technical design of the projects with due consideration for minimally affecting human settlements and managing the area of the elephant habitat that the humans have encroached upon. The affected families including the poor and the excluded will be involved in the investment program design with reference to developing a resettlement framework and the resettlement planning exercise. Farmer Organizations will be involved with the consulting package Improving System Efficiencies and Water Productivity.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultations will continue during project implementation and Farmer Organizations may be involved with civil works where appropriate.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consulting activities will be carried out using ADB's Consulting Guidelines. Advance contracting will be used. Individual consultants were recruited to undertake the PPTA.
Procurement All procurement activities will be carried out using ADB Procurement Guidelines.
Responsible ADB Officer Lance Gore
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment82, Sampathpaya, Rajamalwatte Road,
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 02 Apr 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Mar 2015

TA 8633-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Apr 2014 10 Apr 2014 10 Apr 2014 31 Mar 2015 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 850,000.00 02 Apr 2014 565,919.54

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