Category Archives: Secretariat news


By Zahara Zuhair Biodiversity Sri Lanka in partnership with Forest Department, IUCN Sri Lanka and Private sector partners have decided to initiate a pilot project to reforest a 10 hectare block in the Kanneliya Conservation Forest that has been completely degraded due to human activity by applying an ecological restoration modelling approach. The project which […]

Over 60 professionals representing 20 organisations from within Sri Lanka’s hospitality industry rallied together to discuss potential mechanisms to avoid, minimise and eliminate the large-scale wastage of food that occurs in the country’s tourism and hospitality institutions, mainly hotels and restaurants. The professionals gathered at a learning event organised by Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL), titled […]

Biodiversity Sri Lanka felicitated the services of Ms. Ayoni Waniganayake – Senior Assistant Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, to BSL. From its inception, Ayoni has supported our work and actively encouraged us in building BSL to what it is today! As she leaves the services of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, we […]

Our Heartiest Congratulations to all our members who were recognized for their distinguished work in sustainability and conservation at the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards night held on the 28th of November 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Organized by the The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to acknowledge that most of the […]

Mr Mohammed Rafiq – an international environmental expert, led interested BSL members through a training session on how to focus on, action and monitor company initiatives on the biodiversity related SDGs. This specially tailored half day training was held on 23rd November 2017. Following interactive modes of imparting knowledge, Mr Rafiq provided simple yet focused […]