Hayleys ‘Jeevadhara’ to improve rural livelihood and nutrition with 1 million Murunga plants

Hayleys Agriculture, the agriculture arm of the leading multinational conglomerate Hayleys PLC, has launched the ‘Jeevadhara’ program to provide one million Moringa (Murunga/Drumstick/Moringa Oleifera) plants to families in Jaffna and neighboring areas of the Northern Province via a network of 100,000 out-growers.

‘Jeevadhara’ intends to enhance farmer incomes and livelihoods while creating a sustainable supply of pods and leaves for domestic consumption and value-added exports, the company said in a media release. The project intends to reach 100,000 households in Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, and Vavuniya providing around 10 plants per household.