FAAAR: Helping hand to

FAAAR: Helping hand to combat Coronavirus in the Faculty of Agriculture The Alumni organisation of the faculty of Agriculture (FAAAR) has conducted a donation program to provide PPE and hygiene-related products to the faculty of Agriculture on 27th June 2020. They have donated, face masks, hand sanitizers, hand wash, gloves, sinks, personal protective kits, infra-red … Read more

IT IS HIGH TIME FOR STRENGTH THE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS

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The unexpected global health crisis -COVID 19- has disrupted the whole world creating inter-related challenges of hunger, malnutrition, and food insecurity creating many problems for the agricultural systems of many countries across the world holding them under enormous stress. The supply chains have been disrupted a lot, consumers are facing problems of accessing even basic … Read more

Farmer Training Program on “Dairy Product Processing”, funded by UNESCO

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Department of Animal and Food Sciences conducted a one-day farmer training program related to “Dairy Product Processing” on 09th October 2019. This event was funded by UNESCO with the aim of strengthening the partnership between the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and the farming community. 54 farmers participated in the training program … Read more

Farmer Training Program on “Soil Nutrient Management”,funded by UNESCO

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Department of Agricultural Engineering and Soil Science conducted a one-day farmer training program related to “Soil Nutrient Management” on 01st of November 2019. This event was funded by UNESCO with the aim of strengthening the partnership between the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and the farming community. Eighty two farmers participated in … Read more

TOT ON “HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL MENTOR”

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“Every Great Achiever is Inspired by a Great Mentor” (Lailah Gifty Akita) Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development Project (AHEAD) of the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata university of Sri Lanka ToT on How to Become a Successful Mentor Date : 03/01/2020 FRI | 9AM – 4PM Auditorium, Trainer/Facilitator: Dr. Chaminda Weerasiriwardena Senior Counselor and Psychotherapist, … Read more

One day training programme titled, Nursery Management Techniques of Commercial Floricultural Crops funded by UNESCO

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One day training programme titled, “Nursery Management Techniques of Commercial Floricultural Crops” was organized and conducted by the Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. The event was funded by the UNESCO and it was held at the faculty farm premises on 29th of October, 2019 with the aim of … Read more

Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne receives Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship

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Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka received prestigious Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship administered by the United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service (USDA FAS). Dr. Wijayaratne followed his training as a Borlaug fellow at the USDA’s … Read more