In line with the scope of sub-component 3 (c) of ESCAMP – Institutional Capacity Building and Investment Capability of the Department of Wild Life Conservation and Forest Department; the design and construction management contract was signed to improve and upgrade the infrastructure facilities of the Inamaluwa field training center of the Forest Department. The
The 5th Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting of the Ecosystem Conservation and Management Project was held on the 15th of May, 2018 at the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, “Sobadam Piyasa” Conference Room in Battaramulla. The PSC meeting was co-chaired by the Additional Secretary of the Environment Projects and Education Training, Ministry of Mahaweli Development
A training workshop on sub-proposal writing, field-based procurement, and safeguard aspects of ESCAMP was conducted by the Project Management Unit at the Saptha Parisara Mandapaya in Battaramulla on the 23rd of April 2018. DFOs, ADFOs and RFOs of Badulla, Moneragala, Nuwara-eliya, Batticaloa, Ampara, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kegalle and Hambantota divisions were present at the workshop.
A Training Workshop on Monitoring and Supervision of Environmental and Social Safeguard Aspects of ESCAMP Officers was conducted on the 05th of April 2018 at the Peacock Beach Hotel, in Hambanthota. Attendees comprised of field based Protected Area Managers of the Department of Wildlife Conservation from Galoya, Udawalawe, Lunugamwehera, Yala and Bundala National Parks. The
Daily Mirror – 2018-03-22 The importance of forests Life on earth is impossible without trees. Besides proving shelter for wildlife and livelihoods for humans, it has a great impact for our survival. The ecosystem services provided by forests are critical to human welfare, as they provide sustainable livelihoods for people in many ways starting from
A training workshop on Micro Plans & Proposal Writing was conducted on the 5th and 6th of March 2018 at the Community Education Centre in Malabe, for the park wardens and community outreach officers attached to the Department of Wildlife. Around 30 participants from Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Uwa, Southern, Eastern, Wayamba and Puttlam divisions attended the workshop. The
Daily Mirror – 2018-03-03 By: Z. Dean WorldWildlifeDay_ESCAMP Background To celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora; on 20-12-2013 the United Nations General Assembly at its 68th session decided to declare 3rd of March as World Wildlife Day. Similarly the United Nations General Assembly resolution designated the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of
A Stakeholder Awareness Workshop on Pilot Landscape Planning and Management in Hurulu-Kawdulla-Kanthale Complex (Lower Mahawelli Region), Dry Zone was conducted on the 23rd of February 2018 at the JKAB Hotel in Trincomalee. The objective of the Workshop was to create awareness on landscape management planning among stake holders in Trincomalee District. Representatives of many key
A Training Workshop on Monitoring and Implementation of Environment and Social Safeguard Aspects was conducted on the 16th of February 2018 at the Danawwa Resort Habarana for the officials of the Forest Department. Regional Deputy Conservators of Forests, District Forest officers, Regional Forest Officers, Beat Forest Officers, Field Officers and Extension Officers from Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy,
Relocation of Project Office With effect from 8th February, 2018 the ESCAMP Project Management Unit has been relocated to a new location with an improved surrounding in Battharamulla. Our new office is on the second floor of the Sampathpaya building. Please see the ‘Contact Us’ page for new contact details.