Faculty of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Mr. J.M.P.N. Anuradha

Probationary Lecturer



Official Address :

Department of Agricultural Extension,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka


Email :

anuradha119@gmail.com
anuradhapn@pdn.ac.lk


Telephone :

+94 81 239 5520
+94 71 803 0415


Personal Website :






  • June 2012- To-date
    Lecturer (Prob.) - Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Peradeniya
  • Oct 2012 - To-date
    Lecturer (Visit.) -Department of Agricultural systems, Sri Lanka University of Rajarata
  • Jan 2011 - June 2012
    Lecturer (Temp.) - Department of Agricultural systems, Sri Lanka University of Rajarata
  • Jan 2006 - June 2007
    Lecturer (Visit.) - Lanka Institute of Business Management
  • Developmental Extension
  • Value Chain Development
Research Experience
  • Team member of the study undertaken to investigate the economic viability, social compatibility and biological feasibility of the SRI method under Sri Lankan small holder farmer context.(funded by Oxfam Australia)
  • Team leader of the study conducted to investigate the status of production and marketing of agriculture related products in the GN divisions covered by the Nawagaththegama Area Development Program of World Vision Lanka
  • Team member of the home gardening program for villages in Malwathuoya Cascade 1 (funded by the PEACE Project and implemented under the Rajarata University Village Project)
Workshops, seminars and Conferences Attended
  • Regional Consultation Meeting on Value Chain Analysis and Market Studies of Fruits and Vegetables in SAARC Countries (2012) Presenter Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • National SRI Network meeting (2012) Participant Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo
  • Annual Symposium of the Department of Agriculture (2011) Presenter Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • International Conference on "Community and Water Services; Challenges for Sustainability" (2011) Participant Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Regional Seminar on SRI method and Sharing Lessons Learned (2011) Participant Human Development Resource Centre, Thelhiriyawa, Eppawala
  • Seminar on "Status of the Major Domestic Value Chains for Fresh Vegetables in the SAARC Region; A Comparative Study between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with Special Emphasis on Small Vegetable Growers" (2010) Speaker BARC Conference room, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • The Regional Workshop on "Hill Agriculture in SAARC Countries: Constraints and Opportunities" (2009) Presenter Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Agricultural Extension Conference - "Experience and Challenges in Agricultural Extension: Meeting Farmer Needs" (2009 ) Compere Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Two-day Workshop on Photography (2009) Chief Organizer PGIA , University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • The Residential Workshop on Leadership and Team Development (2009 ) Participant Mahailluppallama Sub Campus, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Anuradha, J.M.P.N., Wanigasundera, W.A.D.P., Fonseka, H.(2012), Status of Availability and Utilization of Production and Marketing Information by the Small Holder Vegetable Farmers in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Proceedings of the Regional Consultation Meeting on Value Chain Analysis and Market Studies of Fruits and Vegetables in SAARC Countries, SAARC Agriculture Centre, Dhaka (Accepted)
  • Fonseka, H., Anuradha, J.M.P.N., Wanigasundera, W.A.D.P.(2011), Status of the Major Domestic Value Chains for Fresh Vegetables in Sri Lanka , ASDA Journal,2011, Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya
  • Anuradha, J.M.P.N., Nirmal, H.D.A.T., Yapa, S.H., Rathnayaka, T.N.W., Baddewelage, M.B.G.M.L. (2010), Approaches for Sustaining Hill Agriculture in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the Regional workshop on Hill Agriculture in SAARC Countries: Constraints and Opportunities, SAARC Agriculture Centre, Dhaka