47183-001: Safe Drinking Water and Bio-farming for Poor Communities in North Central Province

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will restore health conditions and quality of life for vulnerable communities. They are currently facing a serious problem of CKD due to lack of safe drinking water. CKD patients in the NCP have significantly increased during the last 10 years as a result of contaminated ground water due to use of heavy agrochemicals and fertilizer. It is estimated that approximately 30,000 - 40,000 people are suffering from CKD in NCP. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47183-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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