Integrated Water Productivity Improvement Project (ADB-52156-002)

Countries
  • Sri Lanka
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Nov 12, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of Sri Lanka
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 28, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, "the transaction technical assistance (TRTA) will prepare the proposed Integrated Water Productivity Improvement Project. The project will improve water management within the selected river basins and irrigation subprojects will be improved under the project with the following outputs and interventions. Output 1: resource management systems improved, will (i) strengthen river basin coordination and management by undertaking river basin mapping and modelling and preparing river basin management plans; (ii) increase hydrological and meteorological data collection and strengthening the national hydrology archive; and (iii) provide modern asset management tools and procedures. Output 2: irrigation infrastructure modernized, will (i) implement irrigation modernization works; (ii) expand irrigation systems where there is adequate water availability; and (iii) increase overall water storage capacity. Output 3: modern crop production and marketing promoted, will assist farmers with modern best practices for improving on-farm water management and increase their crop productivity by (i) implementing training programs for farmers (including targeting women farmers) and government staff on improved water management and crop production; (ii) establishing new demonstration farms; and (iii) strengthening farmer organizations. These outputs will result in the following outcome: water productivity in irrigated lands of selected river basins increased."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Gore, Lance W.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

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