34318-013: Aquatic Resource Development and Quality Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will promote market-driven and sustainable management of inland fisheries and aquaculture through resource development and quality improvement. It will initially be implemented in nine districts in six provinces in the dry zone. Model aquaculture and fish processing enterprises will be developed, which may be replicated in other parts of the country, including the north and east, where the water resources exist. The Project is organized in five parts: inland fisheries and ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 34318-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1910
Loan No. 1911
Approval Date 05 Sep 2002
Closing Date 16 Jul 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location The Project will initially be implemented in nine districts in six provinces in the Dry Zone of the country. Sites have also been identified in other districts, including Vavuniya, Ampara, and Batticaloa in the northeast, which can be developed.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development
Inclusive finance
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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