Sri Lanka - Matale Regional Economic Advancement Project (MREAP) - July 2008
Farmers harvesting rice in Weweldigiliya, Anuradhapura. As part of the credit for on-farm investment component, seasonal loans are used for the purchase of agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and pesticides.
The Matale Regional Economic Advancement Project (MREAP) focuses on improving the region's dry zones where most of the country's poor live. The project endeavors to improve upon the livelihoods of marginalized farmers and households headed by women.
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