Sri Lanka : Aquatic Resource Development and Quality Improvement

Sovereign Project | 34318-012

The objective of the TA is to prepare an investment project for the sustainable development and management of inland fisheries and aquaculture in Sri Lanka. The TA will assess strategies for increasing production and quality of fish and fish products from freshwater fisheries and aquaculture to create new income-generating opportunities in coastal and non-coastal areas. Based on the assessment, the TA will develop economically viable models for demonstration and replication by community-based organizations and the private sector. The TA will also assess the insitutional framework and capacity development needs, and review the regulatory framework to identify the need for rationalization and further development. The information systems and technology needs will be assessed and a systems design and development framework will be recommended.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Sahni, Snimer K.
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Sri Lanka
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name
Aquatic Resource Development and Quality Improvement
Project Number
34318-012
Country / Economy
  • Sri Lanka
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3639-SRI: Aquatic Resource Development and Quality Improvement
Source Amount
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Fishery

Gender
No gender elements
Description
The objective of the TA is to prepare an investment project for the sustainable development and management of inland fisheries and aquaculture in Sri Lanka. The TA will assess strategies for increasing production and quality of fish and fish products from freshwater fisheries and aquaculture to create new income-generating opportunities in coastal and non-coastal areas. Based on the assessment, the TA will develop economically viable models for demonstration and replication by community-based organizations and the private sector. The TA will also assess the insitutional framework and capacity development needs, and review the regulatory framework to identify the need for rationalization and further development. The information systems and technology needs will be assessed and a systems design and development framework will be recommended.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
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

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services
A team of consultants will be recruited through a firm. The international consultants (about 22 person-months) will have expertise in institutional development, fisheries information systems, social development, economic/financial analysis, and national consultants (about 26 pms) will have expertise in brackish water aquaculture, institutional regulatory development, market assessment, environmental impact assessment, community development, credit, financial analysis and information technology.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Sahni, Snimer K.
Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (formerly Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economic Affairs)
Mr. S. Amarasekera, Secretary
New Secretariat, Maligawatta Colombo 10, Sri Lanka

Timetable

Concept Clearance
09 Mar 2000
Fact Finding
22 Nov 2000 to 29 Nov 2000
MRM
-
Approval
19 Mar 2001
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
13 Feb 2007

Funding

TA 3639-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Mar 2001 22 May 2001 22 May 2001 - 30 Nov 2002 30 Sep 2003
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 726,935.06

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Title Document Type Document Date
Aquatic Resources Development and Quality Improvement Project Technical Assistance Reports Mar 2001

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