- PM’s office announces an on-line management Information System for paddy/rice
- New Radical Vision for Sustainable,Innovative Agriculture
- CRI predicts 500 m coconut yield shortage for 2017
- Govt. mulls liberalisation of coconut industry to boost exports
- ‘Growth prospects bleak for Sri Lanka’s tea industry’
Category Archives: Internal visits
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
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
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.
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.
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
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