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A future for GMOs in Sri Lanka ; Can Sri Lanka long averse to biotechnology, be fertile soil for GM agriculture?

Genetically modified organisms are a big story in India. More than 90 percent of India’s cotton crop, which is one of the largest in the world, is genetically modified for pest resistance. But, nearby Sri Lanka doesn’t have a significant … Continue reading

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World’s first Climate Change Research Station in Sri Lanka

By Raj Moorthy Dilmah, the only Sri Lankan tea brand that has established a presence in 100 countries, is setting up the world’s first Climate Research Station at Queensberry Estate in Nawalapitiya. This was revealed by Dilmah Tea CEO and … Continue reading

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PM’s office announces an on-line management Information System for paddy/rice

Original article File Photo of farmers planting paddy in waterlogged fields. It has been decided to have an on-line Database System for Paddy/Rice stocks which could then be accessed easily by any official/or member of the public at any time, … Continue reading

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How that Cheap Prawn Sandwich of yours is Ruining Sri Lanka’s Coasts

WRITTEN BY-Mark Huxham Professor of Teaching and Research in Environmental Biology at Edinburgh Napier University Date posted- July 24 2015 on qz.com Original Link- http://qz.com/463195/how-that-cheap-prawn-sandwich-of-yours-is-ruining-sri-lankas-coasts/ The industry of farming of shellfish is dominated by the likes of China, Vietnam and Thailand.However … Continue reading

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