Foreign assistance to resolve wild elephant menace

Foreign assistance to resolve wild elephant menace

Foreign assistance to resolve wild elephant menace

Written by Staff Writer

27 Sep, 2018 | 3:08 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – At a meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute, the latter had assured a viable solution will be provided to protect cultivations from wild elephants.

The meeting outlined that over 40% of cultivations are been destroyed by wild elephants.

Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute, further expressed his willingness in aiding the government’s mission in eradicating mal-nutrition from amongst the people of Sri Lanka. Fan added that a Memorandum of Understanding is currently been prepared to provide support and aid.

 

 

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