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Sri Lanka Marine Protected Areas Best Practice Workshop Report 2023


This report summarises the discussions from a workshop organised by the Sri Lankan government’s Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) in collaboration with the Ocean Country Partnership Programme (OCPP). The two-day training workshop, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 1 and 2 August 2023, discussed Marine Protected Area (MPA) best practice.

The workshop focused on building upon the knowledge of DWC staff including Wildlife Rangers working in MPAs across Sri Lanka, as well as key representatives from other government ministries and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The workshop was attended by 44 individuals from 12 government organisations and five NGOs.

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Resource type Publication

Topic category Oceans

Reference date 2023·11·01

Ocean Country Partnership Programme. 2023. Sri Lanka Marine Protected Areas Best Practice Workshop Report. JNCC, Peterborough.

The report is a deliverable of the Ocean Country Partnership Programme (OCPP), a UK-led programme funded through the UK’s Blue Planet Fund.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2023·11·30

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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