The Cabinet of Ministers decided to allocate Rs. 40,000 Million as compensation for farmers for crops damaged during the 2020 Maha Season says Agriculture Minister.

Farmers continue protests against fertilizer crisis in Sri Lanka. Over the past few months, farmers are protesting across Sri Lanka demanding either organic or chemical fertilizer.

Due to farmers protests, government granted permission to the private sector to import Chemical fertiliser, Pesticides and liquid fertilizer.

Though the permission granted, farmers are still protesting against the shortage of both organic and chemical fertilizer in the country and demanding compensation for their crops damaged.