Introductory Programme on the Development of the Tourism Value Chain

For the General Managers of Vavuniya District Cooperative Societies

12th February 2020 at ACCD Office, Vavuniya

EFECS Project team successfully carried out a programme for the General Managers of Cooperative Societies in Vavuniya District under the guidance of Mrs. Indra Subasinghe, Assistant Cooperative Commissioner, Vavuniya District on 12th February 2020 at ACCD Office Vavuniya. Over 30 Societies participated at this forum from the District.

Mr. Martin Mailhot, Value Chain Advisor, EFECS Project introduced Desjardins International Development (DID) and EFECS Project in brief using the DID Official Profile Video Presentation.

Ms. Harshi Abeynayake, Value Chain Officer (Tourism), EFECS Project introduced the Tourism Value Chain Project, Objectives & Implementation Strategy.

Further, she presented the Model Village Plan for Vavuniya & Business Opportunities in Tourism where the Cooperative Sector can implement within their district.

Mrs. Indra Subasinghe, Assistant Cooperative Commissioner, Vavuniya District explained the importance of involving with new initiatives such as Tourism for the cooperative community.

A copy of the Village Based Tourism Strategic Plan designed for the Vavuniya District by EFECS Project was presented to Mrs. Indra Subasinghe, Assistant Cooperative Commissioner, Vavuniya District by Mr. Martin Mailhot for the reference of the Cooperative Societies.