Establishment of Climate-smart model villages for sustainable agricultural development project
Time duration- 2015
Objective - Establishment of adaptation measures to overcome negative impacts of climate change in collaboration with farmers in order to achieve higher land productivity conserving the environment and land.
Methodology - Two villages ( Baduluoya East / Badulla district, Rathriwewa / Monaragala district) has been selected form dry zone where one which is having small tank based irrigation system and the other one having anicut based farming system to develop as a climate smart villages. Comprehensive baseline study will be carried out to capture the current socio-economic situation, resource availability, assets climate related risk level for increase productivity, average production and income and risk management approaches of village households while reducing the GHG.
Based on the information collected and the with the willingness of farmers for participatory approach, following interventions has been implemented systematically to reduce the greenhouse gas emission and to increase the resilience of climate change impacts for crop production and to increase the socio-economic status of the farming community.