FAO in Sri Lanka

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19 July 2023
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Mahaweli Authority in Sri Lanka (MASL), is taking crucial steps, supported by funding from the European Union (EU), to address the threat to food security caused by two consecutive seasons of poor...
30 June 2023
The latest practical guide published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on "Fibreglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) boat repair in the tropics," is now available in Sinhala and Tamil languages. This comprehensive guide aims to assist fishers in carrying out simple repairs of FRP boats, promoting longevity...
21 June 2023
Through generous funding from the government of New Zealand, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently implementing a comprehensive programme aimed at addressing malnutrition among children under five in selected MOH divisions in Monaragala and Nuwara Eliya. The initiative targets moderate to severe malnutrition among children...
19 June 2023
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) successfully conducted the Train the Trainer Programme: Safety at Sea for Small Scale Fishers. The training, held from May 22nd to 26th, aimed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge in fishing safety to fisheries officers and university staff who...
06 June 2023
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the European Union (EU)-funded BESPA-FOOD (Best Standardized Practices for the Agri-Food Sector) project will support the government to establish a well-coordinated food safety system in the country. Through the 6.5 million Euro project, FAO will work closely with the...