29600-013: Tea Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

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

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 29600-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 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.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural Production and Markets
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

 

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