DEA Front

The Department of Export Agriculture (DEA) is the main government institution which comes under the purview of Ministry of Agriculture, is responsible for the Research and Development by means of productivity, production and quality improvements of a group of perennial, Export Agricultural crops (EAC) namely Cinnamon, Pepper, Cardamom, Clove, Nutmeg, Coffee, Cocoa, Vanilla, Betel, Citronella, Lemongrass, Ginger, Turmeric, Goraka and Arecanut traditionally grown in Sri Lanka.