Agriculture

Sector Overview

Agricultural sector in Sri Lanka still plays a large role in economy and society. At present agriculture sector contributes about 12.1 percent to the national GDP out of which fisheries sector contributes around 1.7 per cent and livestock sector accounted for 0.9 per cent. Sri Lanka has much potential for growth in the sector especially given that there is a demand for Investment in the agriculture sector which includes demands for technology and capital.