World Water Day – 2019

A half a day programme for 11 government schools children in Kandy district was held at the Plant Genetic Resources Centre (PGRC), Gannoruwa, Peradeniya to mark the World Water Day 2019.
More than 100 participants including 87 advanced level school children and 09 teachers participated the programme. Mr. C.K. Wickramathunga, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture, Mr. A.L.M. Sharudeen, Additional Provincial Director of Education, Kandy, and Prof. E.R.N. Gunawardena, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya served as resource persons. Ms.GimhaniPabodha, an IWRM masters student of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya made a demonstration of Aqua Republica (watershed management game) to the school children. Prof. C.M.B. Dematawewa, Director, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture and Dr. R.S.K. Keerthisena, Additional Director General (Research), Department of Agriculturealso addressed the gathering. The programme was coordinated by. Dr. S. Pathmarajah, Country Coordinator, Cap-Net Lanka.

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