Scientists are focusing on minimizing the use of chemical fertilizer and increasing the usage of organic fertiliser.
Scientists point out that the world population is facing certain fatal diseases due to the use of chemical fertilizer. It has been identified that cancer, kidney and breathing ailments can be caused by chemical fertilizer. As a solution, the scientists propose environmentally friendly agriculture. A workshop was held recently in Tangalle to raise awareness about environmentally friendly agriculture in media personnel. Scholars, Environmental experts and a large number of people participated.