Farming communities representing in North and East regions were impacted by the war till 2009. After the conflict, many community development needs are recognized and attended by the public sector. However there are many underserved communities and needs to be addressed in order to uplift the communities. one of the main area to be developed is agriculture as many of farming communities seem to be subsidiary and farming activities are only for consumption. In this context, Agriculture value chain development programme is timely needed to improve their productivity ,innovations, technology implications to cultivations.
According to the world bank collection of development indicators, women contribution to the employment rate in Sri Lanka remains below 50%. Sri Lanka is a country with male dominant families and after the marriage, women are compelled to look after children and play a house wife`s role. In villages many women engage in home gardening work, anyway it is not developed to the commercial level. However, during the lock down period of the country, many people including urban areas realized the importance of home gardening as a post corvid lesson and focused on it. This is a good opportunity to improve the women participation in this sector. LEVENS is prepare to introduce mobile technology in home gardening with the intention of creating 1000 women entrepreneurs in the selected regions, and finally to support the livelihood and economic development of the country.