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Accelerated other Field Crop Production Progamme


  • Making the Country self – sufficient in supplementay Food Crop production
  • Achieve higher production in yala season
  • Promote 3rd Season cultivation
  • Production of Quality and improved seeds to meet local demand
Crop Districts Financial allocation (Rs.Mn.)  Expected yield (Mt)

Dry Chilli

All districs

Groundnut Vavuniya,Mannar, Mullathivue, Kilinochchi, Trincomalee,Ampara,Puttalam,A'pura, Kurunagala,Monaragala,Hambanthota, Rathanapura 15.0 86
Black Gram

Anuradhapura,Monaragala, Kurunagala, Mulative, vavuniya

4.208 542.5
Maize Hambanthota, Baticloae,Ampar,Trico, Kurunagala, A'pura, Pollonaruwa, Badulla, Monaragala, Ratnapura, Vavuniya, Mannar 5.0 26,304
Gingerly Vavuniya,Jaffana,Mullathivue, A'pura, Monaragala, Hambanthota, DOA 3.026
Cowpea  Ampara (province),Monaragala, 3.248 2,126


A'Pura, (Inter prov. & province)Mahawali

5.0 10,800

Vavuniya, A'pura,Monaragala, Hambanthota,DOA

Green Gram  Kurunagala,Hambanthota,(P,IP), Anuradhapura(IP) Ampara(P, IP) 35.8567 925
Red Onion Kilinochchi, Vavuniya,Jaffana,Trincomalee, Kurunagala,Puttalam,Matale,Rathnapura,Mahawali 9.5
Big Onion Babulla, Monaragala, Hambanthota(P & IP), Polonnaruwa(IP) Kurunagala, A'pura (P, IP)
Potato Nuwareliya, Badulla 28.3

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014 04:09

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