Home stay unit in Kalpitiya, Kalpitiya © Kumudini Ekaratne IUCN, 2012
To institutionally, economically and technically empower representatives of 90 primary stakeholders groups groups (i.e., fishermen, women in coastal communities, eco-tour operators, eco-tour guides and home stay owners) and 20 secondary stakeholder groups (i.e. local NGOs, entrepreneurs and local businesses), through the Sri Lanka nature forum, to engage more effectively in local and regional making processes affecting the co-management and future development of the coastal ecosystem in the North West Province (NWP), by August 2012.
To ensure more equitable, less destructive and thus more successful and sustainable co-managament and development of the coastal ecosystem in the North Western Province (NWP) by 2015.
The main beneficiary groups include members of the Fishermen’s Cooperative Societies, women groups, and those involved in the ecotourism sector.
The Following are three components that are associated with the outputs:
Detailed outputs can be seen in the Log Frame.
The project was implemented in over 50 coastal villages, in nine coastal Divisional Secretariat Divisions in Puttalam District, in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka
1st Jan 2010 to 1st Aug 2011
Project Implementation Agency: Sri Lanka Nature Forum (SLNF)
Sri Lanka Nature Forum
546/3 Wata Mawatha, Gangodawila,
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Tel: 00 94 (0)112 803 139
Fax: 00 94 (0)112 803 139