(Colombo, 11 March 2016). A new agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture and the International Water Management Institute will help develop initiatives to improve waste-derived compost using nutrient enrichment and pelletizing technologies. Signed at the Ministry on Thursday, 4h March 2016, by Mr. B. Wijayaratne, Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Jeremy Bird, Director General of the International Water Management Institute, the new MoU offers an important opportunity for sustainable intensification of agriculture on the island.

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