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Monthly Archives: June 2020

FUELWOOD RESOURCE SURVEY

FUELWOOD RESOURCE SURVEY Several surveys were conducted in Sri Lanka, in 11 Districts (Galle, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle, Kurunegala, Matale, Matara, Nuwara Eliya, Puttalam, Rathnapura) covering around 500 households. Findings show key information about the existing fuelwood demand and supply, availability and potential fuelwood supply

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COMMONLY USED AGROFORESTRY MODELS

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF COMMONLY USED AGROFORESTRY MODELS There are four commonly used agroforestry models in Sri Lanka: • Farmer wood lot programs • Kandyan forest garden systems • Plantation company wood lots • Intercropping agroforestry models This article gives an overview on the potential and

SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS PRODUCTION

SUSTAINABLE BIOMASS PRODUCTION; A RENEWED ENERGY OFFERING AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA Climate change is happening. In recent years we assist to an increase of worldwide awareness regarding the negative environmental consequences of heavy dependence of fossil fuels. As we all now,