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Department of Agriculture
Mr. S.M.Hussain

  Department of Agriculture,
  Kanniya Road,

  Tel: 026-2220366

  Fax: 026-2222665

  Email : agriculture@ep.gov.lk

   Administration Report - 2012
  Vision   Mission
Major contribution by Eastern Province towards national agricultural growth whilst supporting rural livelihoods, ensuring food security and promoting commercialization.
Provide quality agricultural inputs and services for improved agricultural practices adopted by the farmer community through financial, physical and technical assistance to improve living standards in fairly and equitable manner in Eastern Province.
Thrust Area - 1   :   Food security at household level.
Majority of households having self sufficiency in selected food items.
Sustainably developed homesteads
Thrust Area - 2   :  Production and Productivity enhancement
Increased production of improved seeds and planting materials.
Increased paddy production .
Increased OFC production (6 OFC Crops - Maize,cowpea,ground nut, green gram, chillie, red onion) .
Increased vegetable production and off -season cultivation.
Increased fruit production.
Conserved Soil and water.
Thrust Area - 3   :   Post harvest technology and agro based industry.
Improved post-harvest technology practiced by farmer.
More value added products available to markets
Thrust Area - 4   :   Environmental conservation and protection.
Good Agricultural practices adopted by farmers.
Environmental degradation adequately addressed.
Thrust Area - 5   :  Institutional Capacity Development.
Trained and skilled Extension officers and farmer societies.
Efficient and effective extension services delivered.
Thrust Area - 6   :  Good Governance.
Performance of Institutions, programme and project monitored and evaluated.
Circulars, Guidelines and recommendations complied with and implemented.
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