Sri Lanka organic farming

Sri Lanka heeds protests, lifts ban on agrochemical imports

The ban, which many analysts said was more an effort to preserve Sri Lanka's scarce foreign reserves, drew months of protests, with farmers saying they were in danger of crop failures and poverty.

published on : 24th November 2021

Sri Lanka ends farm chemical ban as organic drive fails

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had justified the import ban by saying he wanted to make Sri Lankan farming 100 per cent organic.

published on : 22nd November 2021