Farmers continue protests against fertilizer crisis in Sri Lanka. Over the past few days, farmers are protesting across Sri Lanka demanding fertilizer. Protests took place across Sri Lanka including Anuradapura, Rajanganaya, Elahera, Welimada and Galle areas.
Protesting farmers says there is a shortage organic fertilizer and they dont have much time to shift to organic fertilizer as the Maha Agriculture Season is to commence later this month.
Sri Lanka bans the use and import of chemical fertilizers promote the use of organic fertilizers. Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that he will take up the challenge of making Sri Lanka the first country in the world to eliminate the use of chemical fertilizers, without taking a step back on the decision to end the use of chemical fertilizers in the country.
Sri Lankan farmers are protesting against the shortage of fertilizer in the country.