Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security unit (SA&FS)

Caritas Sri Lanka is using different strategies to empower the social and economic wellbeing of the poor and marginalized people in Sri Lanka. The Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security Unit of Caritas has been established to promote sustainable agriculture to ensure food security for poor and marginalized populations by aiming to create food access, availability, utilization, and stability. Through this integrated approach, the following three main outcomes are expected to be achieved through our work: a healthy environment, economic profitability, and social and economic equity.

Training on Nutrition for Mothers of Pre-School Children

Nutrition is an element that we tend to bypass even though everyone knows about the importance and impacts of it. As our consumptions patterns have changed drastically over the years due to various influences, many old and young in Sri Lanka continue to face numerous physical, mental and social challenges such as deficiencies or excesses

World Food Day Commemoration in Kurunegala

For the 3rd consecutive year, Caritas Kurunegala – Janasetha organized an event to commemorate this year’s World Food Day. Under the flagship programme on sustainable agriculture, titled “Substantiation of Community Institutions for Sustainable Agriculture to Ensure Food Security”, a commemoration event was held on 30th October 2017. A group of about 200 project beneficiaries participated

World Food Day Commemoration in Batticaloa

Caritas Batticaloa- EHED organized this year’s World Food Day commemoration for the 4th consecutive year on 19th of October 2017 with the participation of religious leaders, government officers, farmers, members of the Caritas staff and a large number of invitees. In total, more than 450 farmers from the districts of Ampara and Batticaloa took part