Agriculture

Training on operation of Global Positioning System (GPS) in reporting crop production progress and introducing govipola Mobile App

Training programme on Global Positioning System (GPS) for Agriculture Sector and a Social Media App. “Govipola” was conducted to the officers of the Provincial Department of Agriculture at the District Agriculture Training Centre on 14.03.2019. Senior superintendent of surveys for Jaffna district Mr.P.Sivananthan conducted the morning session on GPS with the support of map technological …

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Data collection survey on agriculture

Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Research Team Member for Market Oriented Agriculture In- Charge Consultant Ms.Kazuko Shirai and Dr.A.Seneviratne Senior Coordinator for JICA study arrived at the Head Office of the Provincial Department Agriculture on 08.03.2019. They had the interactive discussion with the team of officers of the Provincial Department of Agriculture consisting Provincial Director …

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Special Workshop and Discussion Session

Special Workshop and Discussion Session for staff of Provincial Department of Agriculture Northern Province and members of Natural Farming Movement in Adampan Integrated Organic Farm and Organic Farm of Thadchanamaruthamadu Farm Women Society in Mannar was conducted on 22nd and 23rd of February 2019 with the participation of Dr.N.Sriskandarajah, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Communication, Swedish …

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A Workshop on Further Concepts on Rural Extension and Organic Farming

A Workshop on Further Concepts on Rural Extension and Organic Farming for developing the capacity of field staff of the Provincial Department of Agriculture was conducted by Professor Emeritus N.Sriskandarajah of Agriculture at the District Agricultural Training Centre on 20th and 21st of February 2019. This workshop was conducted with the objective of broadening the …

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Agri -Business Farmer Partnership Agreement

Agri-Business Farmer Partnership Agreement for Market Linkage for four Agriculture commodities was ceremonially handed over by the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation, and Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development   P.Harison to the Leaders of the Commodity Producer Societies and Official of the 5 Agro-based Industries in a function held at the Ministry …

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Ombudsman Commission formed to investigate sexual harassment against women in the provincial education sector – Governor

Many complaints regarding gender unbalanced and the sexual harassment against women in the provincial education sector have been put forward to Governor of Northern Province. Accordingly, Governor Suren Raghavan has taken a step to form an Ombudsman Commission to investigate the issues and provide solutions.   This commission consists of 3 members including two women and …

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The Field Day on the Introduction of Paddy Cultivation with Technology of Row Seeding

The Field Day on the Introduction of Paddy Cultivation with Technology of Row Seeding was held at the field of farmer K.Yogaewaran in Sanguvely North under the chairmanship of A.Sutharsanan Agriculture Instructor for Uduvil AI range on 05.02.2019. Provincial Director of Agriculture S.Sivakumar participated in the field day as Chief Guest while Uduvil Divisional Secretary …

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Rally for creating awareness among farmers and general public on controlling fall Army worm

All over Sri Lanka the fall army worm damaging the crops have been reported in Kilinochchi district its damage in crops has been reported from many places. Rally with the objective of creating awareness on controlling fall army worm was started from Karadippokku Junction on 31.01.2019 at 8.30 am and reached Public Market in Kilinochchi …

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