Brazil to help sugar industry in Sri Lanka

Taking steps to assist and develop the sugar industry in Sri Lanka, a high-level technical team from Brazil will be visiting the island country from 9 June to 21 June, reports The Island Online.

The team members belong to the Federal University of Vicosa, the Federal University of Sao Carlos and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC).

The technical team will be visiting Udawalawe, Kandy, Mawanella and Kurunegala to identify problems associated with the dairy and sugarcane industries and steps needed to increase the capacity.

The technical assistance is being provided by Brazil to Sri Lanka as per the First Round of Political Consultation between Sri Lanka and Brazil held in November 2022, under the Memorandum of Understanding on Political Consultation between the two countries signed on 07 March 2011.


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