Projects are being launched throughout the island for the use of organic fertilizer in place of chemical fertilizer.
The National function on the sale and the distribution of organic fertilizer under the National Programme for the creation of a fertile land was held under the patronage of Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene at Kurunegala. An awareness programme was held simultaneously for the farmers on the importance of the usage of organic fertilizer. Deputy Ministers Jagath Pushpakumara and Salinda Dissanayake and renowned orator J.R.P. Suriyapperuma also participated.