Palagal Ayurveda Conservation Council
Palagal Ayurveda Conservation Council
Rationale
Palagala is an environmentally sensitive area which has been overlooked by development activities due to its remote location in the Anuradhapura district.
Objectives
Conservation, Protection & Propagation of medicinal plants and decorative medicinal plants. Promote income generating activities for women in the area through propagation and planting of herbal plants. Awareness raising and education activities on biodiversity conservation
Identify suitable developmental projects for the communities in the environmentally sensitive areas with a view to alleviate poverty among the farmer community.

Conservation of endemic species.

Development and efficient use of home gardens.

Establish a central plant nursery in an area of 2 acres which grows rare medicinal herbs and other plants to be distributed among the farmers.
Provide fertilizer, pesticides and necessary technical assistance to the farmers.
Facilitate sale of the fruits to both local and foreign markets, generating additional income for the farmers.
Production of indigenous medicines as a domestic industry, in effect conserving the medicinal herbs by creating awareness among the people of its uses and importance.


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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Palagala Ayurveda Conservation Council
Country:
Sri lanka
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 4,102.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 4,407.00
Project Number:
SRL/95/G52/042
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
Home garden cultivation in 24 grama seva vasamas
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
Increase the income of women who could grow and sell these plants both locally and to foreign markets
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SGP Country office contact

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