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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’ programme to provide one million Moringa (Murunga/Drumstick/Moringa Oleifera) plants to families in Jaffna and neighbouring 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.

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