Rs 700 million provided to 2,000 families to cultivate fruit for export
It was decided to provide Rs. 700 million to 2,000 families to cultivate fruit for suitable for exportation.
The Agriculture Ministry announced that the money will be provided to poor families in Nawalapitiya, Gampola, Udunuwara and Hewaheta areas in the Kandy District through the World Bank-funded Innovation Project.
Bananas, avocados, pineapples and guavas will be cultivated for export.
This project is being carried out covering 12 districts and work has already commenced in five districts.