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Empowering Small Holder Food Producers of Sri Lanka

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Movement for Land and Agricultural Reform

Period of Implementation

June 2020 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Sri Lanka


$ 136,500
€ 130 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Agriculture & Fisheries

Type of Activity

Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Networking

Project Objectives

The project is implemented in Anuradhapura, Rathnapura, Mannar and Matara districts in Sri Lanka. The project aims to contributes to sustainable and just socio economic development of women and men small holder food producers, targeting 800 women and 600 men small holder farmers from above mentioned locations. The project works to ensure farmers rights by influencing national and provincial level policy makers through organized 40 small holder food producers groups. The project directly work with selected farmers groups in project locations and will organized them into a network and build capacity of the network to advocate policy makers and to create enabling environment to provide improved servies to their member farmers.

Impact on SDGs

SDG2 - Zero Hunger
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 40

Individuals: 1400

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Food Security