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  • Paddy Marketing board purchase 10,000 MT of paddy

      Mr. P. Harrison, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development attending a ceremony to hand over Letters of Appointment to Board Members of the Mahaweli Livestock Venture and poultry Development Company, stated that any farmer affected due to Fall Armyworm Menace who have been suffered any injustice in...

  • “Hela Bojun “food outlets from the Ministry Of Agriculture for School...

         The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to open “Hela Bojun “food outlets in schools. This decision has been taken in view of the increasing possibility of their falling prey to non-communicate   diseases caused by incurrect food pattern.

  • Mini Bowsers from the National Livestock Development Board for...

    Addressing a staff officers ‘ meeting of the National Livestock Development Board held on 14 January 2019 P.Harison ,Minister of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development ,Irrigation and Aquatic Resources stated that arrangements would be made to distribute fresh milk among urban   dwellers using mini bowsers available from the NLDB which will be launched  this...

  • A survey to regularize sand mining in Kalu Ganga and Gin Ganga

    Minister P.Harrison has instructed irrigation officials to expedite surveys for examining environmental issues related to sand mining in Kalu ganga.

  • Using harmful toxic Chemicals to control “Armyworm” may give rice to...

      Hon.P.Harrison,Minister of agriculture,  rural economic affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation and fisheries and aquatic resources  Accessing  a meeting held on 18th January 2019 a District Agrarian Services office Anuradhapura started  that is essential to conduct a special Investigation to ascertain.

  • Although effective pesticides have been identified to control fall...

    The above views were expressed the Minister attending a discussion held at the Agrarian Insurance Board to explore the possibility of compensating the affected cultivations due to fall Army worm.

  • Paddy prices are up – Samba at Rs.43/- and Nadu at Rs.40/- from the...

        Mr.P.Harrison , Minister of Agriculture , Rural Economic Affairs ,Livestock Development ,Irrigation and Fisheries & aquatic Resources  Development addressing the Western Province “Govi Abiman “credit Award ceremony stated that the paddy purchasing price would be increased from this season up to Rs.40/- per 1Kg of Nadu and Rs.43/- per 1Kg of Samba.

  • FAO-China Project to Strengthen Fruit Value Chain in Sri Lanka

      07/12/2018 Rome – The signing ceremony of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the People’s Republic of China, and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka took place at FAO headquarters on 6 December 2018. The aim of this South-South Cooperation project is to help Sri Lanka boost...



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