Poorly planned programs and projects are not managed properly and not doing enough to get any success so far. Unregulated agriculture is expanding into forest and wetland areas within the country.
Sri Lanka has a large diversity of topography, ecosystems and habitats. The country’s abundant and diverse natural resource base plays an important role in supporting livelihoods of a many of its citizens and, if managed well, has the potential to continue to do so for many years. Sri Lanka’s vast natural capital —the stock of natural ecosystems that yields a flow of valuable ecosystem goods and services to the present and future generations—are critical to ensuring food security, power development, and a robust tourism sector.