Director


Dr. S.M.Hussain

Department of Agriculture
Kanniya Road
Varothayanagar
Trincomalee
Tel: 026-2220366
Fax: 026-2222665
Email : agriculture@ep.gov.lk

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Vision
Higher productivity with sustainable harnessing of potential in agriculture.

Mission
Ensure food security and demand driven environmentally friendly production in collaboration with farming community through technology transfer, commercialization and agro-based entrepreneurship development.

Thrust Area - 1   : Sustainable production and productivity enhancement.
      
Goals
- Quality seeds and planting material used.
- Cropping intensity increased.
- Protective agricultural system adopted.
- Soil and water conserved.
      
Thrust Area - 2   :  Food security with nutritious and safe food.
     
Goals
- Households having toxic free food.
- Promoted the production of organic fertilizer on commercial level.


Thrust Area - 3   : Commercialization and entrepreneurship development in agriculture.
      
Goals
- Introduced intercropping under perennial crops.
- Crop diversification promoted.
- Agric infrastructure developed.
- Mechanized farming.
- Commercial crop villages established (Fruits, OFC, Vegetables).
- Value chain for primary agric- produces developed.
    
Thrust Area - 4   :  Adoption of post-harvest technologies
      
Goals
- Minimized post-harvest losses.
- Farmers promoted to use post-harvest technology

E1S 03 04 2019

'Drugs Free Nation' Oaths program was held on today (03-04-2019) at the Department of Agriculture(EP) conference hall. The Programme was Presided by Provincial Director Agriculture Dr. S.M,Hussain.

This Programme was Arranged for the H.E President Maithiripala Sirisena's Policy on 'Drugs Free Nation'. At this event Mr.R.Hariharan(DPDA), Mrs.G.Partheepan(Accountant) Mrs.Liyanage(Administrative Officer ) and other staffs attended the program.

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