Singharaja Forest Reserve Landscape Management Plan
The Singharaja Forest Reserve (SFR) in Sri Lanka spans 8,864 hectares (21,903 acres) in the island’s southwest and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1989 because of its rich and unique plant and animal life. Most of such elements are endemic species and are significant as bio-hotspots. Conspicuous for its prime lowland rainforest and the surrounding diverse landscape, country has decided to prepare Landscape Management Plan (LMP) for the Singharaja Forest Reserve. Our Lead Strategist, Dr Rajan along with the REST team has been engaged as the Team Leader and will be responsible with other national experts within Sri Lanka to develop a Landscape Management Plan (LMP) for Singharaja Forest Range (SFR) Landscape. Dr. Rajan visited the site and was part of early interface with national experts between 22nd February to March 1st, 2020.