Title Land degradation and conservation of water reserves in Hitigegama by PeramagaPrajamoolaSanvidhanaya
Project Code SRL/SGP/OP5/CORE/LD/11/02
Grant Amount: US$ 28,008.00
Grantee: PeramagaPrajamoolaSanvidhanaya
Dates: 2011-12-01 2013-12-01
Focal Area: Land Degradation
Districts: Nuwara Eliya

Project Details & Results

Introduction of soil conservation methods to the project site and the introduction of home gardens

Notable Community Participation

All project beneficiaries are involved in the project and they are contributing in kind as co-financing. Essential plants will be obtainedfrom the community and they will be involved in the decision making process

Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods

The watershed will be protected ensuring water supply to the surrounding area, restoration of land area will ensure good crops, the use of organic manure will improve the soil condition, and the introduction of livelihoods will ensure economic stability

Gender Focus

Both male and female participate equally

Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment

Promoting awareness of the importance of conservation of the environment through training programmes