"Prosperity to Motherland"


19th December 2022 12:55:22 Hours

The Green Agriculture War of SLACAL bore fruits

After established Green Agriculture Steering Committee (GASC) by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army in order to supplement and promote the island’s food security programme the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock has started cultivate over 1,500 acre barren state land,abandoned land owned by government and private sector across the country to support the national food program to avoid a looming food crisis expected in future.

In line with above programs as per the guidance of Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP the Director General Financial Management(DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture & Livestock and with the instructions of Director A & L Brigadier Arosha Rajapaksha RSP most recently,several new army farms were started.

With that Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock ready to reap the new bountiful harvest at Army Farm Dayagama Carrot project, the land of 30 acres which belongs to NLDB finally with the expected high return.

Fruitful maize and paddy cultivation at Army Farm Ridiyagama, land preparation of Army Farm Manikpalama added a great pride to the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock.