Programme for Farmer Leaders and Agency Staff of Medium Schemes (Deduru Oya) on Improved Institutional and Programme Management to Cope with Climate Change
A special programme for the developed area under the new Deduru Oya reservoir was organized by SLWP in collaboration with the Irrigation Department Climate Resilience Improvement Project (CRIP), Director of Irrigation Kurunegala and Department of Agriculture. The programme for FO leaders of Deduru oya and line agency staff was also supported by Capnet Lanka. The programme was held at the Wariyapola Irrigation Engineers office conference room on 30th March. Resource persons were from FCRDI Mahaillupallama, Provincial Agriculture Dept. NWP and Director of Irrigation Kurunegala. ID Head office was represented by an engineer from CRIP Colombo.62 participants (14 women) including 14 staff from local line agencies such as ID,DAD and AD participated. Dr S Pathmarajah from the University of Peradeniya who is also the CapNet Coordinator in Sri Lanka also participated in this workshop.
A World Water Day Paper article by Ms. Kusum Athukorala, Regional Council Member GWP South Asia
To mark World Water Day, an interactive workshop titled “ Water and Wetlands for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” was organized by Sri Lanka Water Partnership on 22 March 2017. This event was held at IWMI Battaramulla in collaboration with Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Authority.