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Goats for rural youth from Govt

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It has been planned to distribute 70,000 goats among unemployed rural youth, Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

At a meeting the minister said it is expected to allocate Rs 150 million for this goat farming project.

Amaraweera said this project is a solution for unemployment among rural youth. Also, many products manufactured through goat farming are being imported because Sri Lanka does not have proper goat farming projects.

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