France funds dairy development in Sri Lanka [fr]
In the framework of the financial protocol signed between the Government of France and Government of Sri Lanka, the French company “Boccard” was in Sri Lanka for a technical mission in October 2019, visiting 6 Dairies located in Kaduwela, Attanagalla, Polonnaruwa, Wariyapola, Wennapuwa, and Batticaloa.
This project includes modernization of these six dairies and establishing 30 local milk collection centres.
“IDELE”, the French Livestock Institute in France was on a visit at the same time, for analysing and finalizing the technical program on farmer training.
The funding of 13.9 million Euros is facilitated by a soft loan from the French Government.
The Project is due to complete within a period of 3 years.