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Science and Environment/Environment
Adoption of new technologies in sustainable usage of the natural ecosystem to prevent land degradation and promotion of organic farming systems had yielded successful results in villages in the eastern province. Six villages in the Addalaichenai DS division of the Ampara District were selected as suitable areas for this project. Maramalarchy Social Elevation Organisation Chairman U.A.M. Hassan told The Island Financial Review Yesterday that the said areas have the potential for the production of fruits and vegetable crops.
Wednesday, 18 August 2010 | 1951 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
Science and Environment/Energy
The Government has repeatedly said that development would not be compromised under any circumstances and even during terrorism development projects were being carried out. However, successive leaders had shunned controversial development projects mainly to gain political mileage and stay in power. Two such controversial projects that were confined to the drawing board were the Upper Kotmale and Norochcholai power plants. Even the Colombo-Matara and Colombo-Katunayake highway projects were delayed as there was no leader to take a tough decision to give them the green light.
Sunday, 20 March 2011 | 1796 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more