Awareness raising on watershed protection and plant depleted watershed areas with indigenous tree species by the Shanthi Nikethanaya
Awareness raising on watershed protection and plant depleted watershed areas with indigenous tree species by the Shanthi Nikethanaya
Rationale
Catchment areas in the Matale district is rapidly reducing due to-
Pinus plantation in the barren lands of the Central hills,
The resulting infertile land due to monoculture of tea for long periods, being invaded
by grass species later on and setting of fire,
The human settlement in those areas.

Objectives, activities
Watershed protection and development of catchment areas by planting mixed species of trees in the central hills of Sri Lanka.
Development through reforestation of 50 acres of watershed area in each of the 2 DS divisions.
Awareness raising among the communities living on the hill tops and foot of hills on how their activities mutually affect each other and on sustainable development through environmental conservation.
Conserve biodiversity and ecological niches.

Groups involved
CBOs, children’s societies comprising children of 5-18 years.

 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Shanthi Nikethanaya
Country:
Sri lanka
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 9,787.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 4,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 8,503.00
Project Number:
SRL/95/G52/026
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
Community participation is ensured
Gender Focus
Equal participation of men and women in activities
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