Sri Lanka and ADB

ADB’s operations in Sri Lanka help address the immediate challenges from the economic crisis and assist in economic stabilization and recovery.

Sri Lanka: Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of contributions to 7 Operational Priorities of Strategy 2030 from operations reported in project completion reports, technical assistance completion reports, and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

These results are also presented on the annual Development Effectiveness Review. The review covers all operations financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources and the Asian Development Fund, ADB's concessional lending window.


Sri Lanka: Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Indicator Achieved Result
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction (tCO2-equivalent per year) 320
New households connected to electricity 201,006
New households connected to electricity, Rural 201,006
Installed energy generation capacity (MW equivalent) 163
Transmission lines installed or upgraded (km) 415
Distribution lines installed or upgraded (km) 2,762
Indicator Achieved Result
Use of roads built or upgraded (average daily vehicle-kms in the first full year of operation) 4,909,867
Roads built or upgraded (km) 3,773
Expressways and national highways built or upgraded (km) 766
Provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (km) 2,707
Roads built or upgraded, Rural (km) 3,276
Roads built or upgraded, Urban (km) 366
Indicator Achieved Result
Households with new or improved water supply 221,964
Households with new or improved water supply, Rural 119,714
Households with new or improved water supply, Urban 102,250
Households with new or improved sanitation 28,993
Waste water treatment capacity added or improved (m3 per day) 350
Water supply pipes installed or upgraded (length of network in km) 799
Land improved through irrigation, drainage and/or flood management (hectares) 25,545
Households with reduced flood risk 33,100
Indicator Achieved Result
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers 337,060
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers, Female 77,833
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers, Male 52,064
Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached 787,244
Indicator Achieved Result
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities 2,910,121
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities, Female 1,483,562
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities, Male 1,426,559
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems 143,473
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems, Female 72,884
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems, Male 70,589
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards 51,923
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards, Female 37,639
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards, Male 14,285

Source: Asian Development Bank. 2018 Development Effectiveness Review (April 2019)

Note: Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Sources: ADB project and/or program completion reports issued in 2010-2018, staff estimates, and ADB Strategy and Policy Department.

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