Small Farmers and Landless Credit Project

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Small Farmers and Landless Credit Project

Small Farmers and Landless Credit Project

The objective of the project was to test the effectiveness of delivery of credit and financial services to rural poor people to enable them to improve their living conditions by undertaking such activities as income-generating off-farm enterprises. The project supported rural credit, training and community development, and it provided technical assistance and management support. It helped rural poor people form groups and train members, with the aim of developing local institutions.

Source: IFAD

Status: Closed
Sri Lanka
Approval Date
26 April 1988
1988 - 1997
Credit and Financial Services
Total Project Cost
US$ 16.88 million
IFAD Financing
US$ 5.78 million
Co-financiers (International)
Canadian International Development Agency US$ 6.5 million
Co-financiers (Domestic)
National Government US$ 4.6 million
Financing terms
Highly Concessional
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