Amendment Number Five to The Project Loan and Grant Agreement Between The United States of America and The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for Mahaweli Downstream Support
The goal of the Project is to obtain the maximum possible economic benefits from the land and water resources available to settler families on the left bank of System B. The purpose of the Project is to complete the co instruction of the tertiary irrigation system (distribution, field, and drainage canals), roads, and settlements, primarily in Zone 4A, but also in other zones on the left bank of System B should critical infrastructure gaps be identified. It is anticipated that, at the end of the Project, all of the downstream infrastructure will be in place in Zone 4A of System B to produce diversified crops under irrigation, market the crops, and meet he economic and social needs of the local population. in addition, critical infrastructure needs will have been met in other zones on the left bank of System B.