SLCARP International Agricultural Research Symposium 2018

Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy

13th – 14th August 2019 Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo 03

Altogether 103 Research Presentations in 12 Thematic Areas are scheduled for two-day Programme. Dr. Jean Balie, Leader of the Agri-food Policy Platform of the International Rice Research Institute was the Keynote speaker. Twelve Session Keynote speakers have delivered their practical experience in each field how farmers are to double their income through innovative agriculture. Research Papers were presented in the field of Crop Production Technology, Crop Improvement & Biotechnology, Plant Protection, Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture, Aquatic Resources, Social Science, Livestock & Poultry, Natural Resource Management, Food Science & Technology, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture, Organic Agriculture, Postharvest Technology, Mechanization & Human Nutrition. Outcomes of these research have been disseminated to scientific officers and general public. Book of Abstracts is available at all libraries of National Agricultural Research System.

Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Agriculture was the Chief Guest of this Symposium and Hon. Angajan Ramanathan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture was also participated. Officials of related Ministries, Chairmen, Director Generals, Directors and Scientists from the National Agricultural Research System were also participated.



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