News, Notes, and Dispatches From Wherever Coconuts Grow

November 12, 2003

First There is a Coconut, Then There Isn't, Then There Is

You might say the region around Trincomalee in Sri Lanka has lost a thousand acres of coconuts a year for the past twenty years, thanks to the ongoing civil war in the country. Here's an article about how the Coconut Cultivation Board has begun a new seedling distribution to the needy residents of the area, in the hopes of restoring the coconut-based economy.

Posted by brian at November 12, 2003 10:30 PM