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    30,000 persons benefit from protecting forest in the Dry Zone

    December 13, 2017

    On the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena as the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment the Cabinet of Ministers decided to implement Sri Lanka Community Forest Management Programme to protect Forests while Increasing economic states of theirs surrounding communities.

     

    This will give economic benefits to more than 20000 persons and will conserve an area of 30,000 hectares of forest. The project will be implemented within 2018 -2020 at a cost of LKR 261.06 million.

    Last modified on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 18:50

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