This video documentary highlights the key activities and outputs of the project “Human Development Initiative (HDI) through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka”.
Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and implemented by UN-Habitat, the HDI project is contributing towards human development in Nuwara Eliya District. The key project outputs include capacity building of youth, communities and local authorities; increasing resilience of the communities through settlement planning and community infrastructure; and through awareness creation towards mainstreaming plantation settlements. The project is implemented in close collaboration with the Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development. It is expected to benefit over 10,000 persons directly and 250,000 persons indirectly in Nuwara Eliya district.