The Asian Development Bank is working with Sri Lanka to restore basic services and livelihood activity in the north and east areas of the country, which had been neglected due to many years of conflict. The project is rehabilitating basic infrastructure in the education, health, water supply and sanitation, shelter, community development, roads, agriculture, and fisheries sectors.
|Project Name||North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production - Irrigation - Livestock
Education - Pre-primary and primary - Technical and vocational education and training
Health - Mother and child health care
Public sector management - Public administration
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Renovation and protection of cultural heritage
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The main objective of NECORD-II is rapidly to improve the living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the conflict-affected areas of the North and East by restoring basic social infrastructure, community and public services, and livelihoods. NECORD-II will also support and augment Sri Lanka's rehabilitation and relief efforts underway in the conflict-affected areas.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||tbd|
|Impact||Improved living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the conflict-affected areas|
|Description of Outcome||Basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood restored in the affected areas|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
- Reconstructed and improved national and district health facilities
- HIV/AIDS campaign among the construction workers, IDPs etc.
- Reconstructed and improved education facilities, and teacher quarters
- Improved quality and consistency of education
Water Supply and Sanitation
- Reconstruction of small and medium-sized town schemes, community-based common wells and small schemes, and individual sanitation facilities
Improvement of class C and D roads, local authority roads, culverts, irrigation, and village roads
Irrigation: reconstruction of medium-sized and large schemes
-Training: Skills development to youths in construction, tourism, and motor mechanics
- Agri/Livestock: Improvement of agriculture and livestock extension services; reestablishment of research and seed production farms; provision of agricultural implements; facilities to improve livestock
Urban Development: Assistance for urban planning
Institutional Development and Capacity Building:
Reestablishment of damaged or construction of new local government and district offices; training to government staff in public administration, accounts, and information management
- Establishment of community-based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities, improvement to saving habits,make the women self-reliant, training in self-help, microcredit and revolving funds
- Provision of shelter to conflictaffected communities
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Conflict Affected Areas of North and East|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Sri Lanka Resident Mission|
Ministry of Economic Development
464 T. B. Jaya Mawatha
|Concept Clearance||08 Mar 2010|
|Fact Finding||24 Aug 2009 to 28 Aug 2009|
|MRM||03 Feb 2010|
|Approval||09 Mar 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||15 Mar 2010|
|Last PDS Update||24 May 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|09 Mar 2010||07 Jun 2010||02 Sep 2010||30 Jun 2012||30 Sep 2012||21 May 2013|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||12.77||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||12.77||09 Mar 2010||11.68||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||09 Mar 2010||11.74||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|North East Community Restoration and Development Project||Project/Program Completion Reports||Sep 2013|
|Amendment to the Loan Agreement for North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary between Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and ADB dated 23 July 2010||Loan Agreement (Special Operations)||Jul 2010|
|Project Agreement for North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary between Asian Development Bank and Eastern Provincial Council and Northern Provincial Council dated 08 July 2010||Project/Program Agreements||Jul 2010|
|Loan Agreement for North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary between Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Asian Development Bank dated 07 Jun 2010||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Jun 2010|
|North East Community Restoration and Development Project II||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Mar 2010|
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