Bananas to be cultivated in NWP
The Food Production Development Unit of the Agro and Food Technology
Organization, has started to grow bananas in selected Divisional
Secretary areas in the North Western Province.
Under this programme, it has been proposed to provide high grade
saplings, adequate water supply, organic fertilizer and the latest
technical advice, according to a spokeswoman, who stated that the
fertilizer would be channelled through the North Western Provincial
Council. She said that banana was one of the most important fruits
cultivated in all parts of Sri Lanka.
She further stated that the food product development group hopes to
collaborate with potential entrepreneurs in developing banana products