UPGRADING OF VILLAGE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS IN ALUTHHALMILLAWA CASCADE IN ANURADHAPURA DISTRICT.
Funding Source and Objective
Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the funding source aimed at strengthening the resilience of smallholder farmers in the Dry Zone to climate variability and extreme events. The Project will directly benefit 750,000 people living in the three river basins; Mi Oya, Malwathu Oya and Yan Oya, directly through investments in irrigation, drinking water and disaster risk management and further 770,000 people with indirect benefits from the project interventions in capacities and early warning systems. Project period is 07- year project from 2017 to 2024.
Contract Agreement No : CNT/RFP/GCF/2018/39/L1
Total Cost : 31M
Contract Period : January 2019 – September 2022
Rehabilitation and improvement of in Aluth Halmillewa Cascade in Anuradhapura District which contains 23 Village Irrigation Systems.
The final achievement of this project is to rehabilitate the irrigation system for its operational sustainability considering as the whole cascade and restore the cascade ecosystem with enhanced biodiversity to provide adequate and good quality water for all needs of the community.