International Mountain Day

Exploring Manawa: Celebrating Sri Lanka's Mountain Heritage

11/12/2023 11/12/2023
AnuradhapuraSri Lanka

The Ministry of Environment and FAO in Sri Lanka collaborated to commemorate International Mountain Day with an event showcasing the untapped potential of Sri Lanka's mountains. Activities include a hiking tour of Manawa Mountain in the Anuradhapura Manawa Forest Reserve, a workshop on mountain tourism, and discussions on the biological and archaeological significance of Manawa Mountain. The program also involves planting native species and removing invasive plants, specifically Panicum maximum.

Photo by Marc Foggin