The World Bank assesses the overall development progress of the Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project (CSIAP) and its effectiveness in delivering project development objectives. The World Bank Team headed by Mr. John. C. Keyser, Task Team Leader (TTL) of the CSIAP arrived in CSIAP’s head Office, Colombo yesterday morning (20th) to evaluate progress, review and get updated on the current status of the CSIAP. Eng. R.M.B. Rajakaruna, Project Director, CSIAP welcomed the World Bank Officials and presented the overall progress of the CSIAP. This meeting was also an opportunity for Subject Specialists in the Project Management Unit (PMU) to reflect on progress in each of their subjects and the overall performances of the CSIAP which has reimplemented under the ministry of Agriculture.
Mr. Sheu Salau, CO- TTL of the CSIAP & Mission Leader, Consultant Mr. S. Manoharan, Environmental Consultant Ms. Sithara Athapatthu, Dr. Athula Senarathne, Senior Agriculture Specialist, Mr. Shanek Fernando, Social Development Specialist, Ms. Nadeera Rajapaksha, Environmental Specialist, of the World Bank, Provincial Deputy Project Directors, Subject Specialists and Officers of the CSIAP attended this meeting. The World Bank Officials outside Sri Lanka joined the meeting virtually too.