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HNB agrees to further support for Rain Water Harvesting Tanks in Aranayake Schools

In February  this year, SLWP  jointly with Hatton National Bank initiated a sanitation sensitization and hygiene  programme  for 4 schools in Aranayake that were adversely affected by the landslide last year . The programme focuses on improving access to education and better  living of school related communities through awareness creation and includes a component that provides for setting up of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) Systems in these schools. 

SLWP – Supporting Partner in 11th World Aqua Congress !

Aqua Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization working on key aspects of Humanity. Aqua Foundation is organizing international conference ‘World Aqua Congress’ since year 2007. The conference aims to bring various stakeholders i.e. policy makers, researchers, academicians, industry, NGOs etc., on a common platform for meaningful discussions & deliberations and implementation & execution. ‘Aqua Excellence Awards’ are also key highlight of the 2 days international conference. These awards are given to promote, encourage & recognise innovations and contributions in the field of water, environment & humanity.

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.