(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The first ever project cultivating cinnamon as a model crop in the Northern Province has been a success. Steps have been taken to expand cinnamon cultivation across the Northern Province.
Due to the climatic conditions in the Northern Province, no cinnamon cultivation has been done so far. But cinnamon cultivation was started two years ago in Vavuniya, Bogaswewa and Kilinochchi.
The project has been very successful and twice harvest has been released to the market.
Accordingly, the Northern Province has also been proven to have a climatic and environmental conditions suitable for cinnamon cultivation. It is in this backdrop that plans are underway to expand cinnamon cultivation in the Northern Province.