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Forestry demonstrations in the mid country of Sri Lanka

N. C. E. Anandarajah

Forestry demonstrations in the mid country of Sri Lanka

by N. C. E. Anandarajah

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Published by UNDP/FAO Agricultural Diversification Project, Ministry of Plantation Industries in Peradeniya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Pinus caribaea -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Afforestation -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby N. C. E. Anandarajah.
      ContributionsUNDP/FAO Agricultural Diversification Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD397.P572 A5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4385812M
      LC Control Number78903976

      The official results declared showed that the Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) alone had won seats and with its allies it had seats, a two thirds majority in the member parliament. According to a United Nations report, Sri Lanka now has a tree cover of percent, down from nearly 70 percent in the early s. Under British colonial rule in the following decades, vast carpets of forest that used to cover nearly three-quarters of the island were cleared to grow the famous Ceylon tea.

      Sri Lanka has a paradigm shift in forest resource management refocusing decisions to more decentralized level of governance and moves toward a community based approach. The forestry sector of the country has developed climate change adaptation strategies to improve the forest resources in view of its ecological and socio-economic importance. Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka - History: Sri Lanka has had a continuous record of human settlement for more than two millennia, and its civilization has been shaped largely by that of the Indian subcontinent. The island’s two major ethnic groups, the Sinhalese and the Tamils, and its two dominant religions, Buddhism and Hinduism, made their way to the island from India, and Indian influence pervaded.

      As the clock struck the midnight hour on November 9, , the traditional way of life of the indigenous group, Wanniya-Laeto (Veddahs), the last hunters and gatherers of Sri Lanka, became a criminal offense in that country. These forest people, who occupied the dry-zone monsoon forest lands f B.P. (before present) until the beginning of this country, were evicted from their. Emergence of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party 43 Tamil Politics 44 Sri Lanka Freedom Party Rule, 45 The United National Party Regains Power, 48 United Front Rule and Emerging Violence.


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The Hartal was a country-wide demonstration of civil disobedience and strike, commonly known as a hartal, held in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) on 12 August It was organized to protest of the policies and actions of the incumbent United National Party government. It was the first mass political action in Ceylon and the first major social crisis after independence.

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This section provides information on tree resources outside forest areas in Sri Lanka. It includes homegardens, plantations of Rubber and Coconut, and trees raised in tea estates, agriculture fields, and other locations.

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Wet monsoon forests receive 2,–1, mm (98–71 in) of annual rainfall and are situated belove 1, meters (3, ft) of altitude. Kanneliya, Viharakele, Nakiyadeniya, and Sinharaja, which is a world heritage site are the forests that represent this. The Forestry Sector Master Plan of Sri Lanka in recommended harvesting in ha of wetzone natural forests and in ha of dryzone natural forests.

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Underlining the danger of our rapidly dwindling forest cover, (Global Forest report network), has made the shocking statement that from - Sri Lanka had one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, losing around 35 percent of old forest. The Sri Lankan independence movement was a peaceful political movement which was aimed at achieving independence and self-rule for the country of Sri Lanka, then British Ceylon, from the British switch of powers was generally known as peaceful transfer of power from the British administration to Ceylon representatives, a phrase that implies considerable continuity with a colonial.

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To Conserve and Develop National Forest Resources Ensuring the Prosperity of the Nation. These practices have been tried in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu,” Mr. Sukumar said. The document also points out that India has the largest number .