29600-013: Tea Development Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Project aims to increase the income of tea smallholders and private estates on a sustainable basis and to improve the environment at the same time. To fulfill the objectives, the Project will (i) undertake institutional reforms to improve the effectiveness of tea-related institutions and rationalize the cess rebate to benefit the smaller holdings; (ii) provide credit financing for replanting and infilling on smallholdings and private estates, establishment of nurseries, rehabilitation of ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 1639
|Approval Date||10 Nov 1998|
|Closing Date||10 Apr 2007|
|Geographical Location||All tea-growing areas covering 13 districts in the southwest region of Sri Lanka: Kandy, Galle, Matara, Ratnapura, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Kegalle, Matale, Kalutara, Hambantota, Monaragala, Colombo, and Kurunegala.|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Agricultural Production and Markets|
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