• Sale outlet network of the National Food Promotion Board are extended...

    Agriculture, Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation Minister Mahinda Amaraweera stated that Paddy Marketing Board is taking action to buy paddy harvest of this Yala season and the coming Maha season while suitable arrangement has been made to provide consumers with sufficient quantity of rice required for consumption without any shortage.

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  • It has been decided to release 1215 ha. to the Sri Lanka Army and 500...

    The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to entirely utilize Kandakadu farm owned by the National Livestock Board for cultivation during the coming Maha season.

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  • Food supplies to animals in Zoological Gardens are also affected by...

    Officials of the Dept. of Zoological Gardens say that financial provisions currently available for providing food to animals in zoological gardens including the zoological garden in Dehiwala are insufficient.

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  • University professors submit a package of proposals on Agricultural...

     A panel of professors serving in 03 National Universities have formulated a Package of Proposals on future agricultural development and food security of the country in consideration of the critical situation in agricultural sector being experienced by Sri Lanka at present.

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  • Assuming duties by new Minister of Agriculture

    “The country is in need of 0.8 Million Metric Tons of rice to prevent the shortage of rice.In the event of failure of this Yala season like previous Maha season we may have to face an acute shortage of rice” Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera states.

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  • Harvesting in 43 Agrarian Services Areas in Anuradhapura district is now...

    In the district 1,27,600 hactares of paddy lands have been cultivated during this Maha season.

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  • Galoya Plantation Company manufactures all organic fertilizerrequirement...

      Mega organic fertilizer manufacturing project of Galoya Plantation Company, Ampara was inspected (on 29.07.2021) by MahindanandaAluthgamage, Minister of Agriculture Agriculture. State Minister ShasheendraRajapaksa and Wildlife State Minister WimalaweeraDissanayake joined this occation. They observed the manner in which all organic fertilizer requirement for suger cane cultivation are...

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  • Creat interest in engaging in organic farming in Ampara district

    It is observed that there is a great interest in resorting to eco-friendly agriculture in Ampara district where Maha season cultivation commenceearlier.

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  • CSIAP activities implemented under the patronage of Minister of...

    The CSIAP commences with rehabilitating the Palapathwala Tank in Kurunegala The Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project (CSIAP) started rehabilitating the Palapathwala tank in Kurunegala last week under the patronage of Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Minister of Agriculture. Bund forming, tank deepening, sluice repairing and catchment development will be carried out under this...

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  • The Minister of Agriculture and the State Minister of Agriculture raided...

    Stores of Companies are field with fertilizer.

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  • Local Government institutions throughout the island are ready to fulfill...

    Technology, land, knowledge and credit facilities on concessionary term from the Government.

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  • 100 Acre organic chilli farm of Galabada, Nawalapitiya to be cultivated...

      All facilities including land, seed, pipe line, water, machinery and equipment, electric fence, water pumps and organic fertilizer from the Government free of charge. Rs.50.000 loan from the Agrarian Bank Programme to build up local economy through youth contribution of the estate sector.

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  • Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage reveals a conspiracy of the opposition...

    Selling Commodities at prices beyond the controlled price will be strictly dealt with. Fine increased up to one lakh- Minister Bandula Gunawardene.   Yala season paddy purchasing begins tomorrow throughout the island. Dried Nadu at Rs.50 Dried Samba at Rs.52 Moisture paddy at Rs.44 Government to buy all paddy brought by farmers New amendments to Consumer Protection Act to...

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  • “The CSIAP Provides AIs in Batticaloa with Rs: One Million of 10 Soil...

      The Climate Smart Agriculture Project (CSIAP) funded by the World Bank supplies Agriculture Instructors (AIs)  with Rs: One Million of 10 Soil Testing Kits to support farmers in  the CSIAP command area in Batticaloa yesterday (26th).

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  • Several Institutions are contributing to meet the Maha season organic...

      A discussion on production of organic fertilizer requirement for coming Maha season was held at the Ministry of Agriculture.

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