Program to revive bee-honey industry
The Provincial Department of Agriculture NWP, has drawn up a plan to
preserve the bee-colonies that are faced with the threat of extinction.
The department has planned to select ten provincial secretariat areas
from Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts as a first step under this
There is a great demand for pure bee-honey. The department hopes to
produce 50 per cent of bees honey that is needed in the province under
the program. This plan will be implemented till the year 2016, said a
senior spokesman for the department.