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FAO in Sri Lanka
Colombo - National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) and Institute of Marine Research, Norway...
Colombo - The Fall Armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda has been reported in all major maize...

The Country Programming Framework (CPF) sets out three government priority areas to guide the FAO partnership with and support to the Government of Sri Lanka – bringing together innovative international practices and global standards with national and regional expertise over five years from 2018 to 2022.

The overarching goal of FAO’s programme in Sri Lanka continues to be the reduction of food insecurity, malnutrition and vulnerabilities, and the sustainable management and use of the country’s natural resources.

Meetings / Workshops / Events

18 March, Colombo – Inception workshop for the FAO Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) on emergency response to enhance technical capacity for early warning, monitoring and management of Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Sri Lanka.

20 - 22 March, Bangkok, Thailand – Regional Conference on Fall Armyworm. 

22 - 23 March, Male, Maldives – Workshops and stakeholder meetings to improve the agriculture and fisheries policy in the Maldives.