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Agriculture and society in the low country, Sri Lanka

M. P. Moore

Agriculture and society in the low country, Sri Lanka

by M. P. Moore

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Published by Agrarian Research and Training Institute in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementM.P. Moore, G. Wickramasinghe.
      SeriesARTI Research study series ;, no. 37, Research study (Agrarian Research and Training Institute) ;, no. 37.
      ContributionsWickramasinghe, Gamini.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2065.8 .M66 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3930389M
      LC Control Number81904656

      Emergence of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Tamil Politics Sri Lanka Freedom Party Rule, United National Party Regains Power, United Front Rule and Emerging Violence, The UNP Returns to Power. Geography Geology Topography Climate Ecological Zones Land Use and Settlement Patterns. The Society Population Ethnic Groups Ethnic. Presently at the country most of farmers are using Traditional agriculture in Sri Lanka and it will effect for there personnel income with out using new technology. b. Economic. Without using new technology for traditional agriculture in Sri Lanka will not enable to increase of production in agriculture.

        Sri Lanka way behind in Organic Farming Decem , pm. The organic farmers and environmentalists in Sri Lanka believe the lack of governmental support and commitment towards organic farming is the main reason that hinders the progress of that sector in the country.   Sri Lanka bans import of spices, minor export crops for re-export. (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Finance Ministry has prohibited the importation of spices and minor export crops for the purpose of re-export or December 6, | Agriculture, .

        Sri Lanka - Agriculture Photo by: Dmitry Rukhlenko. Agriculture is the most important sector of the Sri Lankan economy. Even though its contribution to the gross domestic product declined substantially during the past 3 decades (from 30 percent in to 21 percent in ), it is the most important source of employment for the majority of the.   The Need for 4IR Technologies in Sri Lanka’s Agriculture Sector. Ensuring steady profits in agriculture requires reliable yields. In recent times, the yield levels of Sri Lanka’s food crops have stagnated at unimpressive levels, even for a developing country.


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