The research project "Implementation of NDCs for Renewable Energy in Sri Lanka" focuses on identifying gaps in policies and regulations in Sri Lanka to implement the country's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for renewable energy, with a primary focus on solar and wind energy.
The project was implemented in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe) and included expert consultations, stakeholder consultations for data and information collection, and a national workshop which presented the research findings.
The research also focused on building on regional cooperation in the energy sector, and promoting of renewable energy in the South Asian region.
Since 2016 SLYCAN is a registered legal entity in the form of a Trust, and work under the title of SLYCAN Trust, expanding the issues of focus, and widening the scope of focus from youth centric to a multi-stakeholder driven, and social justice driven process. SLYCAN Trust envisions wider engagement and a wider range of activities on the themes of sustainable development, climate change, gender and animal welfare, and social justice to ensure that we strive for a better future for all.