Agriculture Minister receives academics’ proposals


A proposal compiled by academics of three universities related to food security and development of the agriculture sector has been submitted to Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera.

It is reported that the proposals had been categorised into three divisions, namely short term, midterm and long term concerning the recent issues which had cropped up in the agriculture sector here.

The three academics are attached to the universities of Peradeniya, Ruhuna and Sri Jayewardenepura. The input of another seven academics from the three universities had been added to these proposals.

By Nirmani Guneratne