Publication of Newsletter (four numbers in 3 languages) and a brochure for GEF/SGP by Sri Lanka Environment Exploration Society. Continuation of this activity is carried out in SRL/03/10 (SRL/02/06)
District: Kegalle  
Grantee: Sri Lanka Environmental and Exploration Society - SLEES (Non-government Organization)
Focal Area: Multifocal Area  
Op. Program:  
Project Type: Full  
Operational Phase: Phase 2  
Dates: January 2002 January 2003                                
Grant Amount: 4 403,00 USD
Project Status: Satisfactorily Completed  
Project Types: Demonstration  
Project Details & Results
Publication of a Newletter for "GEF/SGP" of Sri Lanka" and the preparation of a Brochure/leaflet on GEF/SGP in Sinhala, Tamil & English Languages. The NGO will collect information, visit SGP projects, write feature articles on relevant issues on GEF/SGP projects, print and distribute the newsletter to SGP partners. One purpose of the awareness raising is to evoke other partners to undertake similar projects which are successful. Through the dissemination of this newletter to improve the image of
Notable Community Participation          
The newsletter is distributed to the NGO community for their use
Capacity - Building Component          
NGO Community is made aware of the environment issues faced by the community and SGP work done by local NGO's
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods          
Lessopns learned form successful projects
Gender Focus          
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples          
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment          
Issues on bio diversity and climate change is brought out in the news letter
Project Results          
3000 copies of the GEF/SGP Newsletter was published quarterly in Sinhala, Tamil and English and distributed among SGP partners. Each issue carried an account of 2 - 3 SGP projects with photographs to tell a story about their work and results achieved. The Newsletter was designed as an image building exercise for GEF/SGP and as a monitoring mechanism for the ongoing or completed projects as they were being reported on regularly in the Newsletters. Another main objective was sharing of infor
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