Sri Lanka: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement

Sovereign Project | 31282-013 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Sahni, Snimer K. South Asia Department Request for information
  • Sri Lanka
  • Loan
  • Finance
  • Transport
Project Name Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
Project Number 31282-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1849-SRI: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 25.00 million
Loan: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
OPEC Fund for International Development US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Southern Province (Galle, Matara, and Hambantota Districts)

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
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sahni, Snimer K.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Regional Development
Mr. P S Gajanayake
[email protected]
No. 29 Galle Face Terrace
Colombo 03, Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 13 Jun 1997
Fact Finding 30 Apr 2001 to 12 May 2001
MRM 04 Jul 2001
Approval 26 Oct 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 29 Jul 2010

Loan 1849-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Oct 2001 10 Jan 2002 12 Dec 2002 31 Jul 2008 31 Dec 2009 05 Aug 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 40.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 25.00 26 Oct 2001 27.38 0.00 97%
Counterpart 10.70 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 5.00 26 Oct 2001 28.09 0.00 100%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement Project Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2010
Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Oct 2001

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Sri Lanka: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2012

Related Publications

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