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The Kalpitiya Bar Reef was once a colourful and vibrant tourist attraction. However, due to human activities such as over fishing, dynamite fishing and high speed boats, the coral reef has gradually deteriorated over the years and has lost its beauty. Now almost 24 years later, Niluka and Samith are working together with local authorities and UNDP to bring this natural ecosystem back to life.
The EU in partnership with the Government of Sri Lanka and the UN in Sri Lanka have come together to contribute to the implementation of the Peacebuilding Priority Plan through this 18-month Programme.
the Poonakary Livestock Breeders’ Cooperative Society (PLIBCO) in Killinochchi, Sri Lanka is one of the 15 Producer Organizations selected by UNDP through the Northern Livelihood Development Project (NLDP) funded by the Government of Norway. It has increased the livelihoods of the 720 dairy families who are members of this Organisation by introducing methods to improve milk production and enhance production by making value added-products such as curd, yogurt, milk toffee and ‘lolly juice’.
Climate Resilient Integrated Water Management Project is a 7-year project aimed at strengthening the resilience of Smallholder Farmers in Sri Lanka’s Dry Zone to climate variability and extreme events.
This RTI Guidance Note puts together a repertoire of possible solutions to various challenges Sri Lanka is likely to face, based on comparative experience in South Asia.
This video is a preview of UNDP Sri Lanka's Livelihood and Entrepreneurship Support to communities across 10 districts around the country.

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