Biodiversity conservation through promotion of sustainable farming by Eco Conservation Organisation, Nawalapitiya
Biodiversity conservation through promotion of sustainable farming by Eco Conservation Organisation, Nawalapitiya
Promote bio diversity conservation in paddy farming and other agricultural practices, re-orient farmers to traditional and cultural practices in agriculture which are sustainable and environment friendly. Change attitudes of farmers on nature farming - that it is an unprofitable method of farming giving less yield and get the support of more farmers to convert to this method to ensure food security thorugh an increased yield as opposed to decreased yield, less use of chemicals in rice farming and better quality of rice.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Eco Conservation Organization
Country:
Sri lanka
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 21,147.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,224.00
Project Number:
SRL/95/G52/012
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Awareness biodiversity conservation in the farming lands which is an often ignored point given to farmers and other participants.
Capacity - Building Component
Capacities of over 200 farmers trained in nature farming i.e. a method that needs minimum of water, less labour intensive and without the use of chemical ferlisers, pesticides and insecticides.
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SGP Country office contact

Mr. Nuwan Perera
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UNDP, 202-204, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, P.O. Box 1505
Colombo 7