BFN Introductory Video

BFN Project - Sri Lanka

BIODIVERSITY FOR FOOD & NUTRITION PROJECT
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CREATING MARKETING OUTLETS - True taste of Sri Lanka - Helabojun Hala

The 9th Helabojun opening
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'Sri Lanka Next–Blue Green Era'

Exhibition, International Research Symposium & 5th Asia Pacific Adaptation Forum
17th-19th October 2016 BMICH, Colombo

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Why BFN in Sri Lanka: relevance

Biodiversity with high nutritional.....
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Baseline surveys at Project Pilot Sites

Baseline survey for ....
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Best practices

CDC – Community development centre
Model Garden / Demonstration Plot for Local Root & Tuber Crops

The Community Development Centre is a community based organization.....
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POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

In Sri Lanka, the policy embedding body .....
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Providing Training and Establishment of Home Gardens for School Children


A total of 22 students from the Gampola,Giribawa
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Traditional Food Festival

10th of December 2014
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Expert & Key Stakeholder Workshop for “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use for Improved Human Nutrition and wellbeing”

Date : 19th of February 2016
Venue : PGRC, Department of Agriculture
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International Symposium on Biodiversity and Dietary Diversity for Food & Nutrition Security - Sri Lanka

8th of December 2014
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Training on changing dietary patterns of Sri Lankans towards healthy foods

Date: 20th May 2016 , Venue: In-service, Department of Agriculture
Partner: Extension & Training Centre, DOA
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Integrated Pest Management Training for Farmers & Officers

Date : 07th of October, 2016 & 29th of November , 2016
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Workshop on “Conservation & Utilization of Local Varieties and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources & Agriculture”
Date :09th & 10th of January , 2017
Venue : Oak Ray Regency
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Lecture on 'Nutrition and Wellness'

Date : April 05th, 2017
Venue : Plant Genetic Resources Center, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya

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Production of under-utilized fruit RTS (Ready to Serve Drink) and commercialization

Sri Lanka has a high potential for cultivating......
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Best Practices: Model Urban Home Garden

National Food Promotion Board, Ministry of Agriculture at No. 45, Kirimandala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5
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Self-Employment Program for Women to Popularize Use of Nutritious Herbal Food and Beverages in the Society
World Health Organization (WHO) has defined....
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Expert Consultation Workshop on “New Marketing Options and Guidelines for Agro Biodiversity and Food with High Nutritional Value Identified and Developed”
Date: 16th June 2016 , Venue: PGRC, Department of Agriculture
Partner:
Agri-business centre, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
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Awareness program for the world environment day & establishment of under-utilized fruit garden

Date : 23rd June 2017
Venue : Uwa Wellassa University, Badulla
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Work shop on initiation of the sub-project “Home garden diversification” at the Niunhella pilot site

Date : 3rd June 2017
Venue : the Niunhella Village
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AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR MINIMIZING USAGE OF POLYETHENE IN HELA BOJUN OUTLETS
Date : 25th July 2017
Venue : Hela Bojun, Gannoruwa
Partners : BFN Project, the Women Agriculture Extension unit

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Establishment of small-holder growers for root & tuber crops and Home garden Diversification for improved nutrition & livelihood in the Aranayaka area

Sri Lanka owns over 93 varieties of yam and tuber crops........................
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Food Festival 2017 - Commemorating the World Food Day

Date : 16th October 2017
Venue : Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Gannoruwa
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DIVERSITY & FOOD FAIR - UDUKUMBURA, UDUDUMBARA

Date : 10th October 2017
Venue : Udukumbura pilot site
Partners : BFN Project, BACC Project
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Home Garden Diversification for Improved Nutrition and Livelihood in Udukumbura

Date : 18th December 2017
Venue : Udukumbura pilot site
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Home Garden Diversification & Cultivation of Traditional Rice and Local Root & Tuber Crops for Improved Nutrition and Livelihood in Niunhella
Date : 24th November 2017
Venue : Niunhella pilot site
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FOOD & DIVERSITY FAIR - GAMPOLA, GIRIBAWA

Date : 29th November 2017
Venue : Gampola, Giribawa pilot site
Partners : BFN Project, Department of Ayurveda
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FRUIT FESTIVAL - KANANWILA, HORANA

Date : 07th to 09th July 2018
Venue : FRDI, Kananwila, Horana
Partners : BFN Project
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FINAL VALIDATION WORKSHOP

Date : 08th August 2018
Venue : NAICC, Gannoruwa
Partners : DOA, pilot sites Udakumbura, Gampola Giribawa and Niunhella
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