Faculty of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Ms. Hasara Rathnasekara

Probationary Lecturer



Official Address :

Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

hasara13m@gmail.com


Telephone :

+94 81 239 5500


Personal Website :






  • B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (FGPA 3.90) (2013)
  • Gold Medal for the Best Performance in Agricultural Economics and Business Management in the core programme of the B.Sc. Agricultural Technology and Management degree
  • Gold medal for the Most Outstanding Performance in Agricultural Economics and Business Management
  • Professor T. Jogaratnam Gold Medal for the Best Performance in Agricultural Economics and Business Management
  • Gold Medal for the Best Performance in the subject "Business Creation and Management" (EB3101) of the B.Sc. Agricultural Technology and Management Degree Programme
  • The S.F.H. Perera Memorial Prize for the greatest competence at the 4000 series examination
  • University Prize for academic excellence at the final examination
  • University scholarship awarded for the first examination in Agricultural Technology and Management 1000 series
  • Probationary Lecturer - Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya
  • Applied Agribusiness
  • Business Management
Research Publications
  • Rathnasekara, H., Kotambage, C., and Weerahewa. J., (2014). Are Healthy Foods Expensive in Sri Lanka? Implications for Food Trade Policy[Extended Abstract].3rd International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists,295-302
  • Rathnasekara, H., Gunaratne, L.H.P., (2014). Economics of Climate Change Adaptation: A case with Three Rural Communities in Dry Zone, Sri Lanka [Extended Abstract].3rd International Economic Research Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists,9-16
  • Rathnasekara, H., Gunaratne, L.H.P., (2014). Role of Access to Capital in Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Agricultural Communities in Sri Lanka [Abstract]. Eighth Annual Research Forum, Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association, 15
  • Rathnasekara, H. (2013). An Integrated Energy System to Face Energy Challenges in Sri Lanka. The 12th International Students Summit on Food, Agriculture and Environment in the New Century, 12, 253-264
  • Rathnasekara, H. (2013). Economics of Climate Change Adaptation: A case of Three Rural Communities in Sri Lanka [Abstract]. Seventh Annual Research Forum, Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association, 29