Faculty of Agriculture - University of Peradeniya

Biotechnology Consortium

The inaugural meeting of the Biotechnology Consortium was held on 19th March 2018 at the Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (AgBC), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. It is one of the major initiatives of the faculty, while it celebrates 70th years of its existence and AgBC celebrates its 15th anniversary. It has also been identified in the faculty cooperate plan. Twenty-one academic staff members of the faculty attended the meeting. The Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara introduced the goals and objectives of the consortium. While the Director AgBC, Pradeepa Bandaranayake was selected as the chairman of the consortium, Dr. Dimanthi Jayathilake was selected as the secretary.

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