Support for high-value export crop cultivation

Primary Industries minister Daya Gamage stresses that his ministry always supports the cultivation of export crops that have a high value in the world market. He was speaking yesterday (10) at the Nuwara Eliya Kachcheri auditorium where a distribution of coffee plants among ‘Dhana Saviya’ beneficiaries in plantation areas took place. Mr. Gamage said plans […]

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RECRUITMENT OF PROJECT STAFF

Ministry of Primary Industries Agriculture Sector Modernization Project Component: 1, Agriculture Value Chain Development Vacancies   RECRUITMENT OF PROJECT STAFF International Development Agency of the World Bank has agreed for a Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) in two areas namely; “Supporting structural shifts in the economy” and “Improved living standards and social inclusion”. In view of […]

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Minister mediates to end cinnamon re-exportation racket

Minister Daya Gamage says he has taken measures to end a racket to re-export imported cinnamon under the ‘Sri Lanka cinnamon’ brand. He was speaking at the fresh cinnamon festival at Seenigama Devale at the weekend, organized by the Galle district Cinnamon Growers Association, Export Agriculture Department and the Primary Industries Ministry. The minister said […]

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Series of appraisals for primary industries development

The primary industries ministry today launched a series of appraisals titled ‘research innovation towards knowledge economy’ on a concept by minister Daya Gamage. On every Friday and Saturday for a six week period, these appraisals will be held to discuss progress made in research conducted in primary industries and export agricultural crop sectors. Seven institutions […]

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