General Information on Cashew
1. Land Availability of Batticaloa District
Type of Land Land Availability (in Acre) Cultivated Upto 2008
For Plantations 35000 10650
For home Plots 7500 840
Total 42500 11490
2. State Owned Plantations (Under the Srilanka Cashew Corporation)
Name of the Plantation Extent (Acre) Cultivated Area (Acre)
1. Hardy cashew plantation Kiran E.P 350 125
2. Mankerny Cashew Plantation 1050 100
3.    2004 - Tsunami Damages
D.S.Division  Acres No.of Affected Growers
Manmunai North 7 8
Manmunai Pattu 801 301
MS&EP 644 159
Eravur Pattu 28 11
Koralai Pattu 11 3
Koralai Pattu North 22 8
Total 1513 490
     
Source: Cashew Cooperation