Sri Lanka to appoint experts committee to advice on sustainable agriculture
The government of Sri Lanka has decided to appoint a committee of experts to advise the state on the way forward with its sustainable agriculture policies.
Led by Sabaragamuwa University Professor of Environmental Agriculture Priyantha Indralal Yapa, the committee will consist of a group of intellectuals representing relevant fields.
The committee will participate in relevant discussions and provide guidance to the government when taking policy decisions.
Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Agriculture and the institutions under its purview are currently working to convert the entire local agriculture sector from chemical based to an organic based agriculture process.
The appointment of the committee was proposed by Sri Lanka’s Agriculture Minister Mahindanada Aluthgamage.
The government of Sri Lanka is moving full steam ahead with the policy to transform the country’s agriculture industry into one based on organic agriculture. This policy move has expanded the business/investment opportunities in Sri Lanka’s agriculture industry. The country’s agriculture industry is currently in need of expertise on the production of organic fertilizer, the best use of such fertilizer and new seeds and crops that would produce an increased yield. Sri Lanka is engaged in an aggressive development programme and is poised to become a business hub in the South Asian region. Foreign businesses/investors could therefore explore the growing business/investment opportunities in Sri Lanka’s agriculture industry.
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