The project focused on up-scaling biogas technologies for sustainable development, responsible tourism, economic growth that contributed towards poverty reduction and climate change mitigation in Sri Lanka. The project targeted tourism, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), households and public authorities in the country while building the technical capacity of manufacture and construction SMEs in biogas technologies. The project also supported micro-finance institutions to develop financial schemes providing loans for biogas installations to SMEs and households. Furthermore, the training and capacity building component of the initiative aimed at assisting the local construction sector to enhance its technical and entrepreneurial competences regarding manufacturing and installation of biogas systems.
Type: Case Study
Country: Sri Lanka
Biogas: a Sustainable Lifestyle Choice is a collection of success stories documented from the EU SWITCHAsia initiative on “Up-scaling Biogas Technology for Sustainable Development and Mitigating Climate Change in Sri Lanka” is a joint partnership between People in Need, Cz and Janathakshan.