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Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Coconut palm
Date
01/09/2017
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development measures
Description
Released funds for the development of coconut production in the country’s Northern and Eastern Provinces, with a focus on i) identifying suitable land, ii) setting up nurseries and distributing seedlings, iii) creating model coconut gardens, and iv) developing local infrastructure.
Notes
The Government of Sri Lanka set aside LKR 200 million (USD 1.3 million) for the development of coconut production in the country’s Northern and Eastern provinces. Public interventions will concentrate on: (i) identifying suitable land; (ii) the establishment of nurseries and distribution of plantlings; (iii) setting up model coconut gardens; and (iv) infrastructure development.