Project Name Urban Development and Low Income Housing (Sector) Project
Project Number 28163-013
Borrower/Company
Country Sri Lanka
Location Sri Lanka/Secondary Towns
Approval Number 1632
Type or Modality of Assistance
1632 ADF US$ 70.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water and other urban infrastructure and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description Following the successful implementation of the Low-income Housing Development Project and the Urban Development Sector Project, the Project will support the Government in the urban development and housing sectors with emphasis on promoting regional economic growth through infrastructure and service provision, strengthening local institutional capabilities, developing overall housing finance sector, addressing housing needs of the poor, and improving the access to land by low-income group.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 90 person-months of international consultants and 180 person-months of local consultants' input for project implementation will be required.
Procurement Civil works and supply of materials and equipment for road improvements and traffic management, water supply improvements, town center improvements, solid waste management, stormwater drainage improvements, sanitation and sewerage improvements, and low-income community upgrading will be required.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 17 Jun 1998
Approval 24 Sep 1998
PDS Creation Date 19 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 19 Feb 2007

 
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