Calling for Research Project Proposals for Year 2019

Applications are invited from researchers of Sri Lanka who are willing to conduct research programmes related to Agriculture, for the funding of Nationally Important innovative research projects to enhance the Agriculture Sector.

Priority will be given to project proposals on Climate Change Impact on Food Security, Post Harvest Technology, Food Safety, Organic Agriculture, Farmer Lively hood, Farmer Income etc. Preference will be given to projects linked to local Post- Graduate studies.

The Research Project Proposals submitted to the SLCARP will be evaluated by National Committees functioning at SLCARP mainly on national relevance, innovativeness and scientific merit.  Selected projects will be recommended for funding by the General Treasury through the Ministry of Agriculture.

Three sets of the Applications & a soft copy should reach the Council office on or before 20th August 2018.

Principal Investigators with ongoing NARP grants are not eligible to apply for 2019 Research Grants

*Application forms, guidelines, List of eligible institutions, and a list of National Committees are given below to download.


Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy

No. 114/9, WijeramaMawatha, Colombo 07



Fax: (+94) 11- 2682951


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