USAID Boosts Sri Lankan Agriculture Sector

The United States Agency for International Development has agreed to provide technical assistance to dairy farmers in 24 villages in Sri Lanka's Batticalao district, according to

. The technical assistance is linked to a U.S.-funded project worth 429 million rupees (USD9.2 million), which was approved in July 2009.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.