Minister Basil Rajapaksa lays it straight on egg and poultry self-sufficiency
Sri Lanka…[is] already [close to being] self-sufficient in eggs and poultry.
2022 Budget Speech | November 12, 2021
Posted on: 8 December, 2021
MP Abeysinghe well organised on organic agriculture statistics
There are only 16 countries in the world that have at least moved towards 10% organic agriculture. No Asian countries are among those 16.
Official Facebook page of Samagi Jana Balawegaya | October 26, 2021
Posted on: 17 November, 2021
MP Godahewa mostly true on relatively high population dependence on agriculture sector
Although the contribution by the agriculture sector to the country’s economy is less than 10%, the segment of the population that is dependent on the sector for income is one-third of this country’s population, [that is,] more than 30%.
Mawbima | July 1, 2021
Posted on: 19 August, 2021
MP Nalaka Kottegoda: wrong ranking on chemical fertiliser consumption by Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka had imported 574,000 metric tonnes of fertiliser in 2020… Sri Lanka has become the top chemical fertiliser user in South Asia. We use 284 kg of chemical fertiliser per hectare.
Daily News | May 5, 2021
Posted on: 10 June, 2021
Prime Minister Rajapaksa: yields correct understanding on export agriculture
The revenue from export agricultural crops stood at Rs. 63,000 million in 2019. Within one year we have been able to increase it to Rs. 73,000 million.
Dinamina | March 3, 2021
Posted on: 19 March, 2021
MP Aluthgamage on agriculture: overgrows labour statistics
40% of the population is directly employed in agriculture.
Mawbima | August 17, 2020
Posted on: 24 September, 2020