FAO in Sri Lanka

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10 April 2023
Through funding from the European Union (EU), a shipment of 3,820 tonnes of urea fertilizer procured by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture today, for distribution among smallholder paddy farmers and paddy seed farmers in Sri Lanka. This new...
21 March 2023
The International Health Regulation and Performance of Veterinary Services (IHR-PVS) National Bridging Workshop was successfully concluded recently, with the participation of key stakeholders from the animal health, human health and environment sectors of the country. The participants of the three-day workshop comprised of a wide group of stakeholders including officials from...
19 March 2023
With funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Sri Lanka delivered 36 000 tonnes of Triple Super Phosphate (TSP) fertilizer to the Ministry of Agriculture today for immediate distribution to all paddy farmers across the country....
02 March 2023
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is working together with the Ministry of Agriculture to increase the productivity and resilience of the rice-based ecosystems in the Dry and Intermediate Zones of Sri Lanka. Seventy-five percent of...
07 February 2023
COLOMBO: The European Union (EU) has allocated 4 million Euro (approximately 1,5 billion rupees) in grants for fertilizers, seeds, and training to the most vulnerable farmers, as a response to the agriculture and food security crisis in Sri Lanka. These funds will be implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization...