Nakiyadeniya Oil Palm Overview

The cultivation of oil palm commenced in the years 1968. The first Oil Palm plant was planted at Nakiadeniya oil palm Estate on Digdola Division (Now known as MNC division) in a plot of 0.5 hect way back in 1968 by Mr. Gerry Wells (Last British Planter in Sri Lanka). The estate is engaged in many social, technological and eco-friendly initiatives such as water conservation, activities to improve the community’s health and wellbeing, education to the children to uplift the life standards of its associates are undertaken. The community is empowered and assisted to contribute their ideas through community events to improve the estate productivity.

General Facts

Region

Southern /Galle/Udugama

Temperature

25-35˚C

Total Population

457

Elevation

25m to 220m

Rainfall

3000 mm to 4000 mm

Total Families

134

Contact Details

Telephone

+94 (0) 91-4928118 (Office)

Email

Nakiyadeniya.OilMill@sunshineholdings.lk

Location

Oil Palm Estate

Nakiadeniya, Galle

Characteristics

Palm Oil – CPO,KPO

Minor crop – Cinnamon