47381-001: Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program will assist the government complete outstanding water conveyance investments under the Mahaweli Development Program (MDP). Completion of MDP is a key priority of the government and will maximize the productivity of Mahaweli River Basin water resources by transferring available water to the northern dry zone areas of Sri Lanka for irrigation, drinking and commercial purposes. This will accelerate local and national economic growth. The ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47381-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0088
Loan No. -
Approval Date 24 Jun 2015
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 453,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation
Water-based natural resources management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)

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