Accessing Climate Finance and Gender Sensitive Climate Action

By Avanthi Jayasuriya Climate change renders women disproportionately vulnerable to its impacts as a result of persisting gender norms and discrimination. This is evidenced in terms of the impacts of climate change affecting scarcity of water, food security, disaster situations… Continue Reading

Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles at #Youth4Youth 2017

SLYCAN Trust conducted a Motivational Session on Health on the 28th of November at the #Youth4Youth symposium organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The 4-day Youth4 Youth symposium held in Anuradhapura created a platform for youth participants from… Continue Reading

“Being meatless is important for personal as well as environmental benefits” – Chef Tora, Vegan Week 2017

By Zahrah Rizwan Chef Tora from Sweden has arrived in Sri Lanka for the Vegan Week 2017 organised by Galle Face Hotel, Colombo together with SLYCAN Trust and Meatless Monday Sri Lanka. Tora spoke today with the SLYCAN Trust team… Continue Reading

“Going vegan is the least and the best we can all do for ourselves, for others and for the planet! It is the future!” ~Sue Iruge.

Sue Iruge who is a long-time vegan is the winner of our Meatless Monday social media competition held on the 9th of June,2017.  She spoke to us on why she became a vegan, and why she thinks that it is… Continue Reading

Facilitating the Implementation of Sri Lanka’s National Adaptation Plan

By Avanthi Jayasuiya A workshop organised by Southern Voices on Adaptation, SLYCAN Trust, Janathakshan (GTE) Ltd, and CANSA Sri Lanka, was held on the 18th of August at Hotel Renuka, for the purpose of discussing on how to facilitate transparent… Continue Reading

Reduction of Meat Consumption for Climate Change Mitigatigation

By Zahrah Rizwan The specialty of the 22nd of April 2016 lies not simply in the fact that it is the Earth Day, but also because leaders from over 170 countries will officially sign the Paris Climate Agreement today. Going environmental… Continue Reading