Monthly Archives: September 2017

Strengthening Socio-Ecological Resilience in the Knuckles Conservation Area

The Knuckles Conservation Forest is a UNESCO World Heritage site and due to its diverse natural vegetation, which includes lowland rainforests and montane forests, the records a very high and unique level of biodiversity. It contains charismatic species such as the Knuckles pygmy lizard, Knuckles rock frog, leopards, and elephants. Despite its importance, vital areas of the Knuckles Region have become degraded due to human activities such as encroachment, illegal logging, land clearing, tea planting and cardamom cultivation. The buffer

Kelani River Water Quality Restoration Programme Concludes

EFL concluded Phase III of the Kelani River Water Quality Restoration Programme, which was funded by The Asia Foundation. The project was EFL’s latest intervention to restore the deteriorating water quality of Sri Lanka’s most polluted river, which supplies 80% of water to Greater Colombo. Factory waste from industrial zones, as well as garbage dumping by riverine communities, has degraded river ecosystems which is turn support livelihoods and provide crucial ecosystem services. In this phase, EFL extended its awareness raising efforts

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Thirty Sixth (36th) Annual General Meeting of Environmental Foundation (Guarantee) Limited will be held at the Registered Office, No. 3A, 1st Lane, High Level Road, Kirulapone on 30th September 2017 at 10.00 a.m.   To receive, consider and adopt the Directors’ Report and the Statement of Accounts for the financial year ended 31st March 2017 with the report of the Auditors thereon.   To re-elect Ms Manori Gunawardena who retires by rotation at the Annual General Meeting in