Consolidation of Fragmented Paddy Land is it Really Necessary

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David Dunham
Nimal Fernando

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Published Year

1991

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Sri Lankan agricultural policy has placed considerable stress, since independence, on extension of the country’s paddy acreage in Dry Zone areas. This has been accompanied more generally by measures to support peasant producers and raise average yields, but by far the major thrust in teams of government expenditures on food production has been designed to increase acreage.