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Sri Lanka

  • Development of Kurunegala as a climate smart city

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    Technical Assistance
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    Completed
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    This Technology Transfer Advances Sri Lanka's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution and its adaptation targets to build climate resilience of sectors such as health, water management, urban infrastructure and settlement, which are vulnerable to the adverse impact of climate change. 

    Context

  • CTCN in Sri Lanka: Workshop on Climate Change Technology Transfer

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    News
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    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was presented during the workshop on Climate Change Technology Development and Transfer, which took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  CTCN Network and Capacity Building Manager Mr. Rajiv Garg introduced CTCN, presented innovative technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation, shared good examples on CTCN requests. The participants discussed financial options and linkages with financial mechanisms, private sector involvement in climate change technology development and transfer.

  • CTCN in Sri Lanka: Assisting Kurunegala to become a climate-smart city

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    News
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    Kurunegala City is an intensively developing capital, located in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. Like other world cities, the city of Kurunegala is facing socio-spatial climate vulnerabilities, including increasing extreme heat conditions, periods of flooding, air pollution, a decreasing drinking water supply, groundwater pollution, waste management issues, lack of sewage treatment and disposal facilities, and gradually diminishing urban biodiversity and recreation.

  • PFAN Call for Proposals: Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate & Clean Energy in Asia

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    News
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    The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) provides guidance in areas such as economic feasibility, project structure, investment and financing, preparation of the business plan and introductions to investors. PFAN is one of few actors in this space addressing barriers to climate finance at the small and medium enterprises (SME) level in developing countries and emerging economies on demand and supply sides, i.e., shortage of bankable projects on the demand side and ability to assess risk and conservative lending culture on the supply side.

  • Ambagahawewa: a pottery village study

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    Publication
    Ambagahawewa: a pottery village study

    This is a study carried out by Practical Action Sri Lanka (former ITDG) ss a background study to the pottery industry development project carried out in ‘’ Amagahawewa ’’ in 1992.

  • Arches technology: technical brief

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    Publication
    Arches technology: technical brief

    Arches are a common feature in houses today. It is a technology which has been in use for hundreds of years and has withstood the test of time as evidenced by the numerous arches seen in ancient buildings and old houses in Sri Lanka. Masons have been trained by Practical Action on the technology and the practical use of several types of arches, some of which were constructed at Practical Action pilot project sites. This technical brief discusses about those arches technologies.