Project Highlights: Addressing urgent food and nutrition security needs of marginal fishers in the most vulnerable districts of Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka



To improve the food security of vulnerable fishing communities affected by the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

Activities implemented

• Disbursed USD 683 192 in unconditional cash transfers to 4 847 vulnerable fishing households (USD 141/household).

• Trained 13 implementing partner’s staff on the use of KoBo software for data collection and analysis


• Enabled 4 847 vulnerable fishing households to meet their immediate food needs, and purchase fishing tools and other essential supplies.

• Enhanced the skills of implementing partner’s staff in using digital tools for data collection and analysis.

• Enabled beneficiaries to protect their productive assets to improve their food security and self-reliance.

• Contributed to stimulating local markets and supply chains, thanks to the increased availability of cash.



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