Category Archives: Internal visits

Visit to RRDI, Batalagoda

Date:               20th March 2013 Place:               Rice Research and Development Institute, Batalagoda Time:               9.00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M. Participants:    Sewwandhi Chandrasekara and Yasas Harischandra of FECT Purpose:          Meeting Mr. Gunadasa and other necessary contacts at RRDI The main objective of the visit … Continue reading

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Visit to Kothmale International Training Institute

Kotmale

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Meeting with Dr. Sahan Dissanayake

FECT Econ Team staff (Dumindu, Erandika and Lareef) and Dr. Anuruddha Kankanamge met with Prof. Sahan Dissanayake of Colby College on the 10th of January 2013 at the University of Peradeniya to discuss collaboration and contributions. Sahan had contributed to … Continue reading

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Meetings with Ms. Sandya Ariyawansha

FECT researchers (Yasas, Erandika, Dumindu, Lareef) had discussion with  Ms. Sandya Ariyawansha  of the Sugarcane Research Institute,  at Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya at 11th January 2013. She is to visit FECT soon for further consultations.

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Meeting Prof. Gamini Seneviratne of IFS

Prof. Gamini Seneviratne of the Institute of Fundamental Studies met with the PI one Janaury afternoon and after reviewing the project agreed to participate in the project. He has a wealth of knowledge in soils, soil modeling, carbon sequestration.

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IT team meets Neil Devadasan

Neil Devadasan of IUPUI, Indianopolis, IN, USA who has helped FECT develop its vision and plans for IT and is an expert in the development of GIS, related IT systems and Community Information Systems undertook a visit to Kandy from 10-24th … Continue reading

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Regional Socio-economic Scenarios for South Asia

A scenarios development workshop was organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) from November 29th to December 1st at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A diverse group of participants from … Continue reading

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