sumanawatee wijeratna


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Name: sumanawatee wijeratna
Organization: VanLanka Community Foundation
Title: CEO
Traditional farming and indigenous crops have proven their ability to resolve food safety and sustainability issues. My commitment is to empower small farmers grow those crops without agrochemicals; they consume healthy food and save their own seeds. I encourage women and youth by providing education and knowledge for them engage in this exercise create innovation to achieve their collective vision.

Challenge Entries

We promote growing traditional rice free from agrochemicals in Sri Lanka. We encourage farmers to save this rice for family consumption and save seeds for next season. We collaborate with Farm organization to strengthen their management capacity by providing funds to repair ancient reservoir.