Goviya: Traditional Sri Lankan Agriculture

Gallery of Goviya lifestyle photos
The Goviya or ancestral rice cultivator

Primitive agriculture is frequently dismissed as primitive and unproductive. In fact, it represents our best hope for the future.

From: "Traditional Agriculture in Sri Lanka - Edward Goldsmith interviews Mudyanse Tennekoon"

"In a Goiya's Looking Glass": Farmer-folklorist Mudyanse Tennekoon on Sri Lankan history and society

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