Development strategies

The tea industry in Sri Lanka is more intensive in land and labour, and less in capital. While the industry uses the land for its growth, it also gradually degrades the land with pollutants associated with fertilizer, and engendering soil erosion. Thus, the long term sustainability of the industry depends on how well the land…

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Global competitiveness

The critical pillar of the sustainability in the tea sector is enhancing global competitiveness. Competitiveness increases with the quality of the product and the profitability of suppliers. The higher unit price indicates the existing high quality of Sri Lankan tea. Sri Lanka’s best opportunity in sustaining the tea sector is strengthening the unique brand of…

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