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1 Elysium 2017 The Intensive Course in English conducted by the English Language Teaching Unit, Faculty of Agriculture commenced on 18/01/2017 and concluded on the 15/03/2017. The Intensive ... Read more
2 Visit of the Rector / Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania Professor Ioan Vasile Abrudan, Rector and Prof. Daniel Munteanu, Vice Rector for students and Liaison with the Economic and Socio-Cultural Community visited the Faculty of Agr... Read more
3 Visit of the Rector / Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania Emeritus Professor HPM Gunasena of Faculty of Agriculture has received the "Vidya Nidi" National Honors 2017 for his contributions to the National Development. The Faculty con... Read more
4 Mr. Pubudu Weerarathna represented Peradeniya at Ecosperity - 2016 in Singapore Ecosperity YLD 2016 was held from 15th to 18th September, 2016 in Singapore with the participation of nearly 160 University students from Asia, America, Africa and Europe. Mr.... Read more
5 Reli Bimen Sama Bimata School Seminar Programme - 2016 Reli Bimen Sama Bimata School Seminar Programme - 2016 organized by the Agriculture Faculty Students' Union, was successfully held on 1st and 2nd of October 2016 at the Kawdul... Read more
6 Ms. IDKSD Ariyawanshe and Ms. MHR Abehayrathne participated in the 16th International Student Summit held in Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan Sixteenth International Student Summit (16th ISS) was held on September 29-30, 2016 at the Setagaya Campus of Tokyo NODAI, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan. Over ... Read more
7 Implementation of the Phase II of the Master Plan of the Faculty of Agriculture Laying of the foundation stone for a Lecture Hall/Common Room/Auditorium Complex of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya was held on 2 September 2016 at the au... Read more
8 Miss Thilini Dissanayake Excelled in Basketball Miss Thilini Dissanayake, a third year student of the Faculty of Agriculture of University of Peradeniya has participated in the 2nd Asia University 3 X 3 Basketball Champions... Read more
9 Agribusiness Centre of the Faculty of Agriculture Conducted Series of Workshops to Identify the Present Issue on Fertilizer Subsidy in Sri Lanka The fertilizer subsidy is of a major concern in policy circles mainly due to high public budgetary allocation, logistical inefficiencies, environmental externalities and econo... Read more
10 Certificate Course in Empowering Women in Politics 2016/17 was Started on 9th July 2016 The University of Peradeniya with the generous support given by the Ministry of Women's Affairs and Child Development and the National Committee for Women, conducted the inaug... Read more
11 A Two Member Delegation from ACIAR Visited Faculty of Agriculture and University of Peradeniya for a Scooping Study A two member delegation (Dr. Jayne Curnow and Dr. Julian de Meyer) from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) visited the Faculty of Agricultur... Read more
12 SAARC Media Visit to Faculty of Agriculture (12-15 July 2016) Seven selected media personnel from SAARC countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka) visited the Faculty of Agriculture from 12-15 July 2016 to witn... Read more
13 Student Representation at the Asia-Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW), Korea Mr. Asanka Wijesekara, one of the final year students of the Faculty of Agriculture represented Sri Lanka at the Asia-Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) which was held... Read more
14 Workshop on GIS A workshop on "GIS (Geographic Information Systems) as a Tool for Agricultural Research" was held on 05th of June 2016. The programme was organized by the Soil Science Society... Read more
15 Big Cleaning Day The Faculty organized a Big Cleaning Day - 2016 on June 21, 2016 to clean up the Faculty premises with the aim of tidying up and getting rid of any potential mosquito breeding... Read more
16 Study Abroad Training Programme Offered to Students of the Michigan State University, USA - (16 May to 13 June 2016) The Study Abroad Program for the students of the Michigan State University was held successfully during 16 th May to 13 June 2016, for the fifth consecutive year. The program ... Read more
17 Intake Under Special Provisions - 2015/2016 Applications for intake under special provisions for the year 2015/2016 are entertained until July 18, 2016 for the following degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Agric... Read more
18 Indeewari - 2016 The mega musical evening 'Indeewari - 2016' was held on May 3rd at the University Gymnasium. Veteran singers Somathilaka Jayamaha, Samitha Erandathi Mudunkotuwa, Namal Udugama... Read more
19 Students Come Out to Assist the Victims Affected by Extreme Weather Students of the Faculty donated dry rations worth of over Rs.75000/= to the Delthota Divisional Secretariat on May 29th to be distributed among displaced by recent earth slips... Read more
20 Seminar on Curriculum Revision and Quality Assurance A seminar on curriculum development and quality assurance organized by the Curriculum Development Committee [CDC} was held on April 5, 2016 at the Faculty of Agriculture. Prof... Read more
21 Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony and Alms Giving The students of the faculty organized the Annual Pirith Chanting ceremony on Saturday April 02, 2016 to invoke blessings for the students and staff of the faculty. Professor G... Read more
22 The Department of Agricultural Extension of the Faculty of Agriculture moved to the Left Wing of the Administrative Building The Department of Agricultural Extension of the Faculty of Agriculture, moved to a new premise located in the left wing of the main administrative complex of the faculty. An o... Read more
23 University Colours Recipients from the Faculty of Agriculture Appreciated Forty seven (47) and thirty two (32) students of Faculty of Agriculture received University Colours at the recently held Annual Colours Awarding Ceremony on 24th March 2016 at... Read more
24 Field Study Program was held on 18th - 20th February 2016 The students majoring in Agricultural Extension attended a field study program in Trincomalee, Mullaitivu and Jaffna. The filed visits included interacting with filed extensio... Read more
25 Agricultural Extension Family Get together - 20th Anniversary was held on 13th February 2016 at the In-service Training Institute, Gannoruwa The students majoring in Agricultural Extension in the Department of Agricultural Extension and the Graduate students of the Board of Study in Agricultural Extension, Postgrad... Read more
26 The National Conference on Agricultural Extension and Policy dialog was held on 12th February 2016 at the Oak Ray Regency Hotel, Kandy The Department of Agricultural Extension together with the Board of Study (BoS) in Agricultural Extension and the Sri Lanka Agricultural Extension Association, held a National... Read more
27 Workshop on the "New Extensionist" was held on 10th & 11th February 2016 at the In-service Training Institute, Gannoruwa The Department of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agriculture and the Board of Study in Agricultural Extension Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeni... Read more
28 The Department of Agric. Extension Celebrates 20th Anniversary The 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agriculture and The Board of Study in Agricultural Extension, and Postgraduat... Read more
29 The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency James Dauris, visits the Faculty During his courtesy visit to the University of Peradeniya, the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency James Dauris visited Faculty of Agriculture and held a di... Read more
30 The national seminar on Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources of Sri Lanka: A Living Treasure A seminar on 'Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources of Sri Lanka: A Living Treasure' was held on 11th March 2016 at the Hotel Janaki, Colombo. The occasion was graced by Ms... Read more
31 Department of Food Science & Technology of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya has won the 1st place for Department of Food Science & Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya has won the 1st place for "The Most Innovative Product" among the institutional categ... Read more
32 Mr. K.K. Lahiru Madusanka Won Presidential Awards - Faculty of Agriculture Mr. K.K. Lahiru Madusanka, specialized in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeni... Read more
33 Faculty Board of Agriculture at Mahailuppallama The 245th meeting of the Faculty Board of Agriculture was held at the Mahailuppallama Sub Campus on Tuesday February 16th. The faculty members visited newly built hostel compl... Read more
34 Students Donate Over Half a Million Rupees to Needy Student Scholarship Fund The Student Union of Faculty of Agriculture handed over Rs. 500,000.00, the income earned from the mega musical show titled 'Indeewari - 2015' which was held on October 13th a... Read more
35 Elysium 2016 The Intensive Course in English conducted by the English Language Teaching Unit, Faculty of Agriculture commenced on 18/01/2016 and concluded on the 10/02/2016. The Intensive ... Read more
36 Faculty Wishes a Happy & Prosperous New Year 2016 New beginnings, fresh hopes. It has been the tradition to commence the New Year with the blessings from Maha Sangha. Following the tradition, the Welfare Society of the Facult... Read more
37 Students Intake - 2016 Faculty of Agriculture, University of Perdeniya All new students, (2014 A/L students) who have been selected to the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya for Academic year 2015/2016 and registered at the Universi... Read more
38 The Faculty Welcomes New Entrants Registration of the new students for all three degree programmes offered by the Faculty was carried out at the Faculty on January 11, 2016. New entrants arrived at the Facul... Read more
39 Faculty Holds Undergraduate Research Symposium (FAuRS) 2015 The objective of the FAuRS is to provide an opportunity for the graduating students of three degree programmes of the Faculty of Agriculture, namely; the BSc in Agricultural T... Read more
40 The Department of Animal Science Conducts a Series of Training Programmes The Department of Animal Science Conducts a Series of Training Programmes Read more
41 Six Senior Academics were Felicitated The Faculty of Agriculture felicitated six senior academics who left the university service after making a tremendous service to the Faculty, University and the country at a f... Read more
42 Faculty Elects a New Dean Professor D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara was elected as the 12th Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture with effect from November 16, 2015. Professor K. Samarasinghe who was the Dean of th... Read more
43 Indeewari - 2015 The mega musical evening 'Indeewari - 2015' was held on October 13th at the University Gymnasium. Veteran singers Sanath Nandasiri, Malkanthi Nandasiri, Athma Liyanage and Sas... Read more
44 Rice Experts Visit the Faculty The Director and the Deputy Director for Research of the Rice Research and Development Institute (RRDI), Batalagoda visited the Faculty on Tuesday 20th October 2015 to brief t... Read more
45 'Saru' Magazine Volume 4 Launched 'Saru' Magazine Volume 4 was launched on October 29th 2015 at the Appadurai auditorium of the Faculty of Agriculture with the participation of the Prof. K. Samarasinghe, Dean ... Read more
46 Faculty Meet Commenced A series of games involving students of all batches of the Faculty and staff is going on. The award ceremony will be held on September 12th at WUS. Read more
47 Faculty Cleanup Day [Shrmadana] - August 8th The Student Advisory and Welfare Committee [SAWC] organized a Shrmadana campaign to clean up the Faculty premises on August 8th. Both students and staff of the Faculty took part in the event. Read more
48 Second Semester Begins on July 13th The second semester for all batches of students is set to commence on July 13th. The first year students who completed their first semester at the Mahailuppallama Sub Campus t... Read more
49 Faculty Students Help School Children The students of the Faculty of Agriculture organized a series of seminars for the students preparing for GCE [O/L] from selected resource poor schools. The inaugural session o... Read more
50 Research Initiative on Medicinal Plants Four members including a research student from Albion Company, Japan visited the Faculty on 20th July. They represented the Collaborative Research Team working on medicinal pl... Read more
51 Michigan Professor Visits Peradeniya Professor James J. Kells of the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University [MSU], USA visited the Faculty on June 4th. He joined the Study Abr... Read more
52 Faculty Study Abroad Programme Comes Amongst Top Ten at Michigan State University The Study Abroad program offered by the Faculty of Agriculture through the Agriculture Education Unit (AEU) has been listed one of the top 10 Study Abroad Programmes of Michig... Read more
53 Dansela attracts thousands of devotees Vesak Dansela organized by the students of the Faculty on May 4th near the Administrative Building of the Faculty drew more than 2500 devotees. Read more
54 The Student Union Runs a Photocopy Centre The Student Union of the Faculty opened up a Photocopy Centre at the Agriculture Library. The Centre was ceremonially opened by Professor K. Samarasinghe, the Dean of the Facu... Read more
55 Symposium on Climate Change on Disease & Health Management of Animals There will be a symposium on "Climate Change on Disease & Health Management of Animals" at the Dept. of Farm Animal Production and Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and A... Read more
56 Fourth Study Abroad Program on "Sustainable Tropical Agriculture Systems of Sri Lanka" offered to Michigan State University, USA (14 May - 8 June 2015) The fourth Study Abroad Program on "Sustainable Tropical Agriculture Systems of Sri Lanka" offered to Michigan State University (MSU) of the USA commenced on 14th May 2015. Th... Read more
57 Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony held on May 23rd The students of the Faculty organized the Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony at the Faculty premises on May 23rd evening followed by Alms Giving on 24th noon. The Dean, staff mem... Read more
58 The Department of Food Science and Technology organized a two day training programme on 'Value Added Rice Based Products' The Department of Food Science and Technology organized a two day training programme on ‘Value Added Rice Based Products’ for a group of small and medium scale snack manuf... Read more
59 Faculty Congratulates the Staff Members who were Promoted Recently Dr. M.W.A.P. Jayathilake, Department of Agricultural Extension has been appointed as a Senior Lecturer Grade I in the Department of Agricultural Extension Dr. B.C. Jayawarden... Read more
60 New batch of BFST students commenced their academic work New batch of BFST students commenced their academic work on February 09, 2015. The Department of Food Science and Technology welcomed the new students by introducing the staff... Read more
61 Tokyo University of Japan and Albion Company of Japan visited the Faculty A joint delegation from Tokyo University of Japan and Albion Company of Japan visited the Faculty of Agriculture on 29th January to discuss possibilities of research collabora... Read more
62 Workshop for Bakers by the Department Department organized a two day workshop for bakery owners and workers from Ampara district under the value added rice based products. The workshop was held on December 4th and... Read more
63 Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium (FAuRS) 2014 The Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium (FAuRS - 2014)) is scheduled to be held on 23rd December 2014. The FAuRS, a concerted effort to provide a common pl... Read more
64 Faculty Felicitates 8 Senior Academics The Faculty organized a ceremony to felicitate eight senior academics who left the University service recently rendering a yeoman service to the Faculty, nation and the rest o... Read more
65 STUDENT CONDUCTS SEMINARS FOR GCE [O/L] STUDENTS STUDENT CONDUCTS SEMINARS FOR GCE[O/L] STUDENTS Read more
66 Faculty Welcomes New Entrants New entrants selected to the Faculty of Agriculture by the UGC arrived at the University on November 25, 2014. An Orientation Programme was held on November 26, 2014 with the ... Read more
67 STUDENTS STAGE FACULTY DAY Students of the Faculty of Agriculture organized a series of sports events finally ended up celebrating the 'Faculty Day-2014' on October 18. The week long sports events inclu... Read more
68 Faculty Gets New Buildings Foundation stone for a three storied building for the Department of Animal Science, as part of the Faculty Master Plan, was laid by the Vice-Chancellor, Dean of the Faculty of... Read more
69 Blood Donation Campaign on 10th September The Student Union of the Faculty of Agriculture organized a blood donation campaign which was held on September 10, 2014 at the Administrative Building Complex of the Faculty.... Read more
70 Annual Shramadana Campaign SAWC of the Faculty organized a Shramadana Campaign to clean up the Faculty premises. Large number of students and both academic and non academic staff members took part in the event. Read more
71 Mark of Respect to Prof. Sangakkara 27th September 2014:
3.30-5.30pm: Remembrance meeting at the Administrative complex, Faculty of Agriculture.
6.30-8.30pm: Pirith Chanting Ceremony at the Depa...
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72 RDA - SriLanKoRAA Scholarship Program on 08th August 2014. He the Ambassador to Republic Korea visited the Faculty on 8th August 2014 to award financial assistance to students and the Faculty. The Vice-Chancellor also graced the occas... Read more
73 Seminar on 'Modelling Agricultural Adaptation under Uncertainty Insights from Australia and East Africa' By Dr. Thilak Mallawaarachchi, The University of Queensland, Australia will take place on 25th August 2014 from 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 noo... Read more
74 MOU singed between Tokyo University of Agriculture on 22nd July 2014. A MOU was signed between the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya with the Tokyo University of Agriculture [TUA], Japan on July 22, 2014 at Peradeniya. Professor H... Read more
75 Agriculture Faculty Arts Circle organized a musical event on 01st June 2014 Agriculture Faculty Arts Circle organized a musical event on June 01, 2014 at the Faculty premises. The Dean of the Faculty, faculty members, students and visiting students fr... Read more
76 Third Study Abroad Training Program offered to Michigan State University (MSU) of USA was completed successfully. The Third Study Abroad Training program on Sustainable Tropical Agriculture Systems of Sri Lanka offered by the Agriculture Education Unit (AEU) of the Faculty of Agriculture ... Read more
77 Annual Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival. Welfare Society of the Faculty of Agriculture organizes the Annual Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival on Saturday April 5th from 9.00 a.m. at the University Rugger Ground. Th... Read more
78 Third Year Student Secures Two Gold Medals at the 42nd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva Ms. Haily Seneviratne, a third year B.Sc. Food Science & Technology (BFST) student and Mr. Manju Gunawardana from Hybrid Technologies Inc., Sri Lanka were able to receive two ... Read more
79 Pirith chanting ceremony organized by the Student Union A Pirith chanting ceremony organized by the Student Union of Faculty of Agriculture in collaboration with Buddhist Brotherhood Association of the Faculty was held on March 22n... Read more
80 Pedura - 2014 Pedura - 2014 Musical Evening organized by the Student Welfare and Advisory Committee (SWAC) of the Faculty of Agriculture took place on February 16 at Mahailuppallama Sub-campus. Read more
81 An MOUS between University of Peradeniya and Yamagata University, Japan An MOUS was between University of Peradeniya and Yamagata University, Japan. Professor Atula Senaratne, Vice Chancellor, the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Professor. H. Yasuda... Read more
82 Ms. Catharine Watson, a grand daughter of late Sir Ivor Jennings visited the Faculty of Agriculture Ms. Catharine Watson, a grand daughter of late Sir Ivor Jennings who is also the Head/Project and Program Development of World Agroforestry Centre and Dr. Meine van Noordwijk,... Read more
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