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Agri Input Management

 

Agricultural Input Management Division is being established in order to make policies related to agricultural inputs for sustainable agriculture development. This division handles the projects of organic fertilizer sector including all activities and responsibilities of organic farming which produces health concerned and quality agricultural products, and introduces new technological machinery applications covering organic farming and profitable agricultural input. Therefore, this division promotes application of organic fertilizer and manages agricultural inputs.'

 

Functions

  • To encourage the process of national food production, by the increasing of organic fertilizer production, increasing availability of organic fertilizer, and by popularize of organic fertilizer.
  • Registration of organic fertilizer manufacturers at district level.
  • To conduct compost fertilizer production training programs and workshops through the utilization of organic fertilizer specialized center, which is a section of provincial agri-culture training center at Makandura owned by the Department of agriculture.
  • Promote “Saralanka” loan scheme through Farming Community Development Department, for the purpose of creating commercial level Compost fertilizer producers.
  • Coordination with the Agriculture Department’s Farm Yard Mechanization Project at Mahailuppallama, in order to introduce suitable machinery for the crops production.
  • Coordinate with the Soil Enrichment Level Analytical Project launched all over the island at Grama Officer Division level By the Department of Agriculture.
  • Coordination of National Agricultural Ceremonies such as Farmers’ Week, VapMagul Ceremony, and Agriculture Exhibitions.
  • Coordination on supply of Agricultural quality seeds, planting materials, and other agro inputs.


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13-12-2018

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