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Sri Lanka and ADB

While assisting the country in its socioeconomic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, ADB will continue to support Sri Lanka’s sustainable and inclusive development in the long term.

Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in Sri Lanka

Development indicators for Sri Lanka, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Sri Lanka

Project Results

  • Helping Sri Lanka to go green
    Project Result / Case Study | 26 May 2021
    Helping Sri Lanka to go green

    Mannar Island is a dry and barren peninsular in Sri Lanka’s arid zone where the climate holds great potential for renewable energy such as wind and solar power.

  • Solar power from the rooftops in Sri Lanka
    Project Result / Case Study | 23 March 2021
    Solar power from the rooftops in Sri Lanka

    Rooftops across Sri Lanka are harnessing solar power that is contributing to the country’s clean energy mix and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Clean Energy Keeps Sri Lanka's Lights on
    Project Result / Case Study | 29 January 2015
    Clean Energy Keeps Sri Lanka's Lights on

    Sri Lanka has been a success story in bringing reliable electricity supply to its people, reaching a 98 percent electrification rate.


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