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Sri Lanka, the second highest organic share of the total organic agricultural land in Asia

InternationalOct 18, 2021
Sri Lanka, the second highest organic share of the total organic agricultural land in Asia
For more than 30 years, Sri Lanka has exported a range of certified organic products. The country is considered one of the organic pioneers in the Asian region, introducing organically certified tea and cinnamon to the world market. According to “The World of Organic Agriculture” statistical yearbook of 2021, Sri Lanka was the Asian country with the second highest organic share of the total organic agricultural land in 2019, amounting to 70,436 hectares. 591 hectares of organic land focuses on tropical and subtropical fruit. 121 hectares of land have been converted to organic land for vegetable farming.

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