Sri Lanka: Projects and Results
Latest Project Results and Case Studies
Design and Pilot Testing of Performance-Based Management of Groundwater Use in IrrigationAgro-well based agriculture is on the rise in the dry zones of Sri Lanka, thus increasing their vulnerability to mismanaged groundwater resources. This PDA was created to design and test performance-based management of groundwater use in irrigation, as well as support development of farm-level water management strategies to minimize surface water irrigation demand for dry zone agricultural practices. This will help minimize the environmental risks faced by groundwater dependent farmers in the country’s dry zones.
Clean Energy Keeps Sri Lanka's Lights onSri Lanka has been a success story in bringing reliable electricity supply to its people, reaching a 98 percent electrification rate.
Roads and Highways in Sri LankaAn extensive network of roads and highways in Sri Lanka is helping to drive the economy and move people and goods faster.
Peace and Prosperity in Sri LankaBasic services and livelihoods have been restored in war-torn parts of north-east Sri Lanka with assistance from ADB.
Sri Lanka Shipping and Maritime TransportLarge-scale infrastructure investment is making the Colombo Port accessible to a new generation of cargo vessels, helping the island nation realize its regional trade aspirations.
Sri Lanka Transport: Expressway between Colombo and Galle Improves TradeAfter years of war, Sri Lanka's first expressway, from the national capital to a historic tourist center in the south, is hastening the country's return to normality through a boom in business.
War, Conflict and Water in Eastern Sri LankaA regular supply of clean, potable water is making all the difference to a town in eastern Sri Lanka still recovering from the recently ended civil war.
Sri Lanka Natural Resources: Freshwater Fishing in Rural Areas Boosts DevelopmentA community-based program to revive fresh-water fishing in rural Sri Lanka has helped the poor achieve self-sufficiency, while providing them with useful skills and knowledge-based training.
Sri Lanka: Power Sector Development Program Loan 1929/1930 - 2010The Power Sector Development Program aims to provide 80% of the Sri Lanka’s population with electricity by 2010.
Sri Lanka: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation - 2010The Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project aims to reduce poverty and promote human development by improving access to safe water and sanitation for poor populations in both urban and rural areas.
- Supporting Knowledge Solutions for New Development Strategies in South Asia
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Regional Energy Cooperation
- Implementing Trade Facilitation Initiatives under the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Program
- Science and Technology Human Resource Development Project
- Supporting Innovation and Knowledge Exchange for Transport Projects in South Asia