Glyphosate ban may have reduced production by 10 to 15 pct
The president has emphasised the need to work closely with the multilaterals, sources of funding
Buyers offered 700,664 nuts at the auction, and sold 555,095.
In 2022 revenue of US$1.4bn is expected on production of 260mn kilograms of tea
Sri Lanka is facing a looming food crisis following chemical fertilizer ban, economic crisis
“It will be equal to any freehold land that you have. The government's land acquisition law has to be changed."
Margin between highest and lowest prices narrowed this week
A meeting was held with the minister and other stakeholders on September 06
Glyphosate use liberalized for six months
It is alright to import rice for animal feed
Coconut export earning was $483 mln in first 7 months of 2022
We decided to progressively reduce it and halt imports
"Sri Lanka needs to work collectively to solve the food issue in the face of the global food crisis."
The organisations expect the situation to worsen mainly during October 2022 to February 2023.
JICA to provide 200MT of seed
The programme was launched in the north central district of Anuradhapura last Saturday September 10.
The program aims to provide fertilisers up to 1 million farmers
1.3 mn nuts offered but only 0.95mn sold
WFP has secured 1,475 metric tons of rice and 755 metric tons of iron-fortified rice to support 1 million children.
The botched deal, analysts say, soured China's relations Sri Lanka.
Coconut exports has risen 8% in the first 7 months of 2022 compared to a year earlier.
Sri Lanka is facing a looming food shortage after ban on fertilizer import
We were planning to increase it to 50,000 to 60,000 hectares
A tender for 125MT called again
Yala cultivation of 512,000 ha would be record
Buyers offered 1,061,961 nuts at the auction and sold 589,239.