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LOAM AND FIAN SRI LANKA TWO-DAY WORKSHOP – MATTEGODA

After the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, the two-day staff briefing workshop on the inauguration and future plans of Lanka Organic Agricultural Movement and FIAN Sri Lanka organizations was held on April 18 and 19 at LOADI Grove – Organic Agriculture / Agroecology Research and Training Center, Mattegoda. On the first day Mr. Suranjan Kodithuvakku, […]

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Sri Lanka – Failed biotransition leads to cold turkey

In April 2021, the government of Sri Lanka decides to become an “Organic State” overnight. The plan is not well thought out, but driven by increasing costs for agrochemicals – and it failed. Today, the organic-transition is more necessary than ever. You can now listen to the discussion between LOAM Chairman Thilak Kariyawasam and LOAM Special Project

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lanka Organic Agriculture Movement addresses COP28 – UAE

Lanka Organic Agriculture Movement president Mr. Thilak Kariyawasam attended the COP28 – UAE international conference held last November and participated in several special events. Accordingly, he participated in the following forums and expressed his views successfully. 1- Soil carbon and small holder possibilities, maximizing community driven solutions and minimizing damage 2 – People & Places:

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ලංකා කාබනික කෘෂිකර්ම ව්‍යාපාරයේ පුහුණු මධ්‍යස්ථානය ප්‍රජාව වෙත විවෘත කිරීම

කාබනික හා පාරිසරික වගාව වෙනුවෙන් LOAM විසින් ආරම්භ කළ පුහුණු මධ්‍යස්ථානයේ ප්‍රථම කණ්ඩායම පුහුණු කිරීම පසුගිය 2023 ඔක්තෝබර් 31 වනදා සාර්ථකව සිදු කිරීමට හැකි විය. ඒ, මත්තේගොඩ පිහිටි අක්කර 04ක භූමියක පැතිරී ඇති LOAM හි වගා ආදර්ශක භූමිය තුළයි. එම සමාරම්භක වැඩසටහන සඳහා Lanka Organic Agriculture Movement (LOAM) සභාපති තිලක් කාරියවසම් මහතා, අධ්‍යක්ෂ අජන්ත පළිහවඩන

ලංකා කාබනික කෘෂිකර්ම ව්‍යාපාරයේ පුහුණු මධ්‍යස්ථානය ප්‍රජාව වෙත විවෘත කිරීම Read More »

Statement from Karen Mapusua, President of IFOAM

Organics International in response to the statement below made by Matthias Berninger, head of public affairs and sustainability at Bayer. “Some NGOs want to introduce agroecology for Africa across the board. This is an ideologically driven demand, the result of which you can see in Sri Lanka. The high priests of agroecology from the NGO

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