Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage says that a programme will be implemented to popularize organic fertilizer among the farming communities. He mentioned this during a discussion recently at his Ministry on encouraging local farmers to use organic fertilizer. He said that the attention of the President could be drawn to purchase products at higher prices of the farmers who use organic fertilizer. He added the programme would be implemented from January. The Minister said that they target to increase the use of organic fertilizer by 30 percent within three years.