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Civil Society Organizations Program

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Rajarata Praja Kendraya - RPK

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Sri Lanka


$ 190,050
€ 181 000


Bilateral Aid: EU Delegation Sri Lanka


Agriculture & Fisheries, Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Networking

Project Objectives

The project is implemented by Rajarata Praja Kendraya (RPK) in three divisions (Mahawilachchiya, Kebitigollewa and Padaviya) in Anuradhapura district, targeting 1,600 women and 700 men from rural and war-affected communities in the above mentioned divisions, and inclusion of these right holders into 11 primary cooperatives

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 11

Individuals: 2300

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Inequalities, Informal economy