Study Tour of Nepal Delegation in Sri Lanka from 15th to 20th of July 2017

Study Tour of Nepal Delegation in Sri Lanka from 15th to 20th of July 2017

A delegation comprising of twenty members of the Ministry of Agriculture Development of the government of Nepal was hosted by KITI-IWM from 15th to 20th of July 2017. They were on a tour of exposure learning on Climatic Changes and Adaptation. The KITI-IWM was able to give them a very comprehensive exposure to the strategic Climatic Change Adaptation in Sri Lanka though the duration of tour was very short.

Day 01 – 15.07.2017 

  • Arrival of delegation.
  • Lecture by Lalith de Alwis. Director (Water Resources Management), Sri Lanka and challenges in Climatic change.
  • Lecture by B.V.N.Puniyawardena. Head, Natural Resources Management Center,Peradeniya, Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation Measuring Sri Lanka

Day 02 – 16.07.2017 

  • Tour in  Nuweraeliya district including Ambewela New Zealand Dairy Farm and Kothmale Reservoir and Mahaweli Maha Seya.
  • Lecture by Eng.Chandrathilake Deputy General Manager,  MASL

Day 03 – 17.07.2017 

  • Visit to Agriculture Faculty of University of Peradeniya.
  • Lecture by Professor Buddhi Marambe
  • Visit to Gatambe Agriculture Park
  • Visit to Victoria Reservoir
  • Lecture by Eng. D.S.K. Aruppola, Director , Head works ,MASL
  • Visit to “Dalanda Maligawa”

Day 04 – 18.07.2017 

  • Visit to Sigiriya
  • Visit to Inspect Irrigation Schemes in Anuradhapura
  • Visit to sacred area of  Anuradhapura

Day 05 – 19.07.2017 

  • Visit to IWMI Colombo
  • Lecture by Dr. H.Manthrithilaka, Head IWMI
  • Visit to Irrigation Department , Colombo Sri Lanka
  • Lecture by Eng.Prema Hettiarachchi Director of Hydrology on Recent Floods in Sri Lanka and Mitigatory Measures taken
  • Lecture by Eng. Janaki Meegaswatte, Director of Drainage & Flood System.

Day 06 – 20.07.2017 

  • Departure

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