Facts & figures
The 2022 economic crisis resulted in inflation which increased food prices by as much as 90%.
The prevalence of violence against women in tea estates is higher than the national average.
Electricity and fertiliser are the main contributors to production-based greenhouse gasses in tea.
ETP’s projects focus on ensuring ‘Dignity of Work’ and respectable workplaces in the Sri Lankan tea sector.
Private sector change
ETP will explore the potential of digital payments for tea workers as well as the effectiveness of the ‘tea outgrower’ model of contract farming.
In 2025, ETP will complete a legislative and policy review and action plan to guide ETP’s policy work in Sri Lanka.