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Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program




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Investment ID: 47381-001

Bank: Asian Development Bank

Environmental Category: A

Country: Sri Lanka

Region: South Asia

Approval Date: June 15, 2015

Investment Types: Loans

Total Project Cost: USD 561.0 million

Total Complaints: 1


The Asian Development Bank is working with Sri Lanka to deliver surplus water from the Mahaweli river basin to the dry zone region where 70% of rural dwellers depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. The program is building or upgrading more than 260 km of canals, reservoirs and other irrigation infrastructure to deliver water to areas suffering from regular water scarcity and drought.


Investment Type ID Amount Status Bank Client
Loans 47381-001 USD 453.0 million Active ADB Government of Sri Lanka

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