Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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This website serves as a repository of information and documentation related to the Fruit and Vegetable Sector (FFV) in Sri Lanka with focus on Quality and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS).

About the Project

The Ceylon Chambers of Commerce (CCC), the International Trade Centre (ITC) with the support of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) are partnering with the Department of Agriculture (DOA), The National Agribusiness Council (NAC) and the Lanka Fruit and Vegetables Producers , Processors and Exporters Association (LFVPPEA) and relevant private and public stakeholders in Sri Lanka to contribute to:

“Improve the safety and quality of the Sri Lankan Fruits and Vegetables”(STDF 354)

Objectives

Objective 1: Build and sustain the competence of public and private stakeholders to comply with quality and food safety international requirements

Objective 2: Improve the international, regional and national market opportunities of selected value chains of fresh fruit and vegetables

This website “SPSSriLanka” is a mean to contribute to the above objectives.

It disseminates project updates and progress, communication about training programmes, the training materials developed, the survey reports, the contact details of relevant institutes.

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Banana waste's bioenergy potential

BANANABANResearchers from the Agro-Energy Group at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have studied the potential of banana waste in the province of El Oro (Ecuador) for bioenergy applications. According to their results, the use of this waste could satisfy 55 percent of the electrical demand of the region and 10 percent

Updated Date : 23-05-16
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UK: Veganism up 360% in a decade

vegggAccording to a survey conducted by Ipsos MORI for the Vegan Society and Vegan Life magazine, the number of vegans in Britain has risen by more than 360 per cent over the past decade. Some 542,000 people aged 15 or over – more than one per cent of the population – have adopted a plant-based diet, up from 150,000 in 2006.

Updated Date : 23-05-16
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