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A project to modernize the agrarian sector to be launched.

The ministry of agriculture is set to launch a project to modernize the agrarian sector.  A sum of 170 million dollars has been set aside for this project under development aid from the World Bank. The main focus  is upon increasing the productivity level in small scale cultivations and enhancing value added products.  In order to achieve these objectives training programmes for the farmer community together with capacity building will be given attention.  Cluster villages will also be launched.  Many of these projects have already begun.  It will continue throughout the next five years across five provinces.