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20 09, 2016

Workshop on importance of pollinators for their Conservation

The Biodiversity Secretariat Organized following workshop series collaborated with department of Zoology, University of Jafna as follows. 19th August 2016 at Maravanpulo Sakalakalavalli Vidyalayam 09th September 2016 at Chavakachcheri Ladies ‘s College 19th September 2016 at District Agriculture Training , Jaffna Thiruvelvely The overall workshops goal is to enhance the knowledge on native pollinators and

14 09, 2016

National Expert Committee Meeting on Biological Diversity

The Biodiversity Secretariat has established the national expert committee for biodiversity conservation and sustainable uses for sustainable development. It has fulfill with subject expertise and they make decision and guide to national issues on biodiversity .The 4th  national expert committee meeting on biological diversity conducted on 13th September 2016 in Sethsiripaya conference hall.

13 08, 2016

Validation Workshop on the draft National Policy on Mangrove Conservation and Sustainable Use

The Ministry has established the National Expert committee on Mangrove conservation sustainable use’ whose responsibility would be coordinate and steer the activities related to conservation and sustainable use of mangrove ecosystems and one of the major activity is to prepare National Policy on Mangrove conservation and sustainable use. The Biodiversity Secretariat conducted series of workshops

10 08, 2016

Validation workshop on National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

Sri Lanka became a signatory to Convention on Biological Diversity on 1992 and the Convention was ratified in 1994. In 1994 Sri Lanka formulated Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable use of Biological Diversity and in 1996 prepared Biodiversity Conservation Action Plan (BCAP) under the title of Biological Conservation in Sri Lanka. It was approved

23 02, 2016

Expert & stakeholder workshop of UNEP/GEP funded project on “Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation and sustainable use for improved human nutrition and wellbeing” (BFN project)

The expert and key stakeholder workshop was conducted on the 19th of February 2016 from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 at the “Plant Genetic Resources Centre” Gannoruwa” Peradeniya. It was conducted successfully “achieving its goals of development of new project proposals to be facilitated and coordinated through the BFN project in the year 2016-2017”. Dr.Danny Hunter