Faculty of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Prof. Sarath S. Kodithuwakku

Professor



Official Address :

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


Email :

sarathsk@pdn.ac.lk


Telephone :

+94 81 239 5509


Personal Website :






Dr. Kodithuwakku has obtained his B.Sc. degree in agriculture with specialization in agricultural economics from the University of Peradeniya in 1990. He obtained his MBA degree (Marketing) and PhD in entrepreneurship from the University of Stirling, UK in 1993 and 1997 respectively. He currently serves as a Professor in the University of Peradeniya.

He founded the MBA programme offered by the University of Peradeniya and he has been the Coordinator of the programme since its inception in 1998, in addition to serving as the Chairman of the Board of Study in Business Administration, PGIA since its inception in 2002. He was also the Director of the Agribusiness Centre, the outreach arm of the Faculty of Agriculture, since its inception until September 2011.

At national level, he has been serving as the Senior Vice President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Management, the premier professional body for Sri Lankan management professionals since 2003 and as a member of Board of Study of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing, the premier professional body for Sri Lankan marketing professionals since 2002.

Educational
  • Ph.D. (Entrepreneurship), Department of Management & Organisation, School of Management, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. 1997.

  • MBA (Marketing), School of Management, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. 1993.

  • B.Sc. (Agriculture - specialised in Agricultural Economics), Second Class Upper Division, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 1990.
Professional
  • FIM (SL) - Fellow, Institute of Management of Sri Lanka - (2004 to date).
  • MIM (SL) - Member, Institute of Management of Sri Lanka - (1998 to 2003).
  • MSLIM - Member, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (2000 to date)
  • Member - Board of Management, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya (2002 to date).
  • Member - Board of Study in Agricultural Economics, PGIA, and University of Peradeniya (1998-2002 and August 2008 to date).
  • Honorary Member - Rotary Club of Kandy, Sri Lanka (July 2004 to date).
  • Life Member - Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (1998 to date).
  • Member - Sri Lanka Association of Agricultural Professionals (September 2008).
  • Member - National Agricultural Association of Sri Lanka (1999).
  • Member-Council of Management , , Institute of Management of Sri Lanka- (2000 to date).
  • Member - Board of Study, Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (2002 to date).
  • Best Paper Award - At the Twentieth Annual Congress of the PGIA for the research paper, Sayandan, T., S.S. Kodithuwakku, and L.H.P. Gunaratne (2008). Influence of Marketing Mix in Prescribing Pharmaceutical Products by Ophthalmologists in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 20, pp. 260-268.
  • Best Paper in Tract : Business Management & Extension - At the Twentieth Annual Congress of the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture for the research paper, Sayandan, T., S.S. Kodithuwakku, and L.H.P. Gunaratne (2008). Influence of Marketing Mix in Prescribing Pharmaceutical Products by Ophthalmologists in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 20, pp. 260-268.
  • The Best Academic Research Paper - At the Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (isbe) award 2006 for the Best Academic Research Paper for the research paper, Rosa, P., S. Kodithuwakku and W. Balunywa (2006). Reassessing Necessity Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Entrepreneurship From Local to Global Enterprise Creation and Development. Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Cardiff- Caerdydd, UK. 31 October - 2 November 2006.
  • The Best Paper in Track S: Supporting Small Business Development Worldwide - At Institute for Small Business Entrepreneurship (isbe) award 2006 for the research paper, Rosa, P., S. Kodithuwakku and W. Balunywa (2006). Reassessing Necessity Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Entrepreneurship From Local to Global Enterprise Creation and Development. Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Cardiff- Caerdydd, UK. 31 October - 2 November 2006.
  • Professor - Department of Agricultural Economics Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (5th June, 2009 to date).
  • Senior Lecturer - Department of Agricultural Economics Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture and PGIA, University of Peradeniya (24th November 1997 to 4th June 2009).
  • Lecturer - Department of Agricultural Economics Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (31st August 1992 to 23rd November 1997).
  • Assistant Lecturer - Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (31st August 1991 to 30th August 1992).
  • Head - Department of Agricultural Economics Business Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (9th February 2004 to 8th February 2010).
  • Chairman- Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (1st September 2009 to 5th December 2009)
  • Chairman - Board of Study in Business Administration, PGIA, University of Peradeniya (October 2002 to date).
  • Director - Agribusiness Centre, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya (12th December 2000 to date).
  • Founder Coordinator - MBA Programme, PGIA, University of Peradeniya (1998 to date).
  • Visiting Lecturer - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (2004 to date).
  • Member/Panel of Teachers - Board of Study in Business Administration, PGIA, University of Peradeniya (2002 to date).
  • Visiting Lecturer - PGIS, University of Peradeniya (1998 to date)
  • Member/Panel of Teachers - Board of Study in Agricultural Economics, PGIA, University of Peradeniya (1998 to date).
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Poverty Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Agribusiness Management
Keynote/Invited papers
  • Key Note Address - "Entrepreneurship in the Present Market Economy, the Role of Small Farmer as Entrepreneur" - Delivered at the inauguration of the International Workshop on Teaching Entrepreneurship to Small Scale Farmers organised by Barneveld Alumni Association of Sri Lanka in Association with Barneveld College (PTE+), Netherlands, from 9th to 20th June, 2008 at Hiltop Hotel, Kandy.
  • Key Note Address - "Social Responsibility of the Entrepreneur" - Delivered at the Star Awards Ceremony 2006 to appreciate Best Performing Entrepreneurs in the Central Province organized by the Central Provincial Council, 21st December 2006 at Plant Genetic Resource Centre, Gannoruwa.
  • Key Note Address - "Role of the Modern Marketer amidst Globalization" delivered at the certification ceremony of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing 2002, Kandy Centre of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing on 17th February 2002.
Research Publications
  • Weerahewa, Jeevika and Sarath S. Kodithuwakku (2011).  The Global Economic Crises and their Effects on Food and Nutrition Security in Sri Lanka. A paper accepted for publication in the Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development (JIATD).
  • Young, James A., Little, David C., Watterson, Andrew, Murray, Francis, Boyd, Kathleen , Leschen, William and Kodithuwakku, Sarath (2010). Growing Green: The Emergent Role of Non-Tilapia Attributes In Marketing Tilappia, Aquaculture Economics Management, Vol. 14: 1, 63 - 79
  • Sarath S Kodithuwakku, Dilini Hemachandra (2009). Women Entrepreneurs in Micro and Small Businesses: What Differentiate Them from the Rest of the Women Business Operators? Sri Lankan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol.1(2) Oct 2009
  • Sarath S Kodithuwakku, TMPIM Tennakoon (2009). An Assessment of Service Quality and Customers' Willingness to Pay for an Improved Service Delivery: A Study of Divisional Secretariats in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol.1(1) July 2009
  • Rishard, M.H.M. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). An Assessment of Health Service Quality: A Case Study of a Teaching Hospital in Central Province of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 20, pp. 251-259.
  • Sayandhan, T., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and L.H.P. Gunaratne (2008). Influence of Marketing Mix in Prescribing Pharmaceutical Products by Ophthalmologists in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 20, pp. 260-268
  • Abeyrathne, A.H.M.S.W.B., Jaenicke H. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Issues Pertaining to the Survival of Micro and Small Fruit Processing Enterprises with Special Reference to their Strategic Alliances: A Case Study in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. Acta Hortculturae (ISHS). Vol.794, pp.17-24.
  • Rosa, Peter J; Kodithuwakku, Sarath; and Balunywa, Waswa (2006). "Entrepreneurial Motivation in Developing Countries: What does "Necessity" and "Opportunity" Entrepreneurship Really Means?" Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 26: Iss. 20, pp.531-544, ISBN 0-910897-27-1
  • Hemachandra, D. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2006). Business Orientations among Poor Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economic. Vol. 8(1), pp. 31-49.
  • De Silva, L.R. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). Pluriactivity and Socio-Economic Success of Rural Households. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 7(1), pp. 85-108.
  • Karaluwinne, S.S.D.K. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). Factors Affecting the Growth of Women-Owned "Traditionally Feminine Businesses". Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol.17, pp. 243-256.
  • Perera, M., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and J. Weerahewa (2004). Analysis of Vegetable Supply Chains of Supermarkets in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 6(1), pp.67-81.
  • Satapornvanit, K., D.J. Baird., D.C. Little, K. Garry, G.K. Milwain, P.J.V. Brink, W.H.J. Beltman, A.J.A. Nogueira, M.A. Daam, I. Domingues, S.S. Kodithuwakku, M.W.P. Perera, A. Yakupitiyage, S.N. Sureshkumar and G.J. Taylo (2004). Risks of Pesticide Use in Aquatic Ecosystems Adjacent to Mixed Vegetable and Monocrop Fruit Growing Areas in Thailand. Australian Journal of Ecotoxicology Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Tropics, Vol. 10, pp.85-95.
  • Nawaratne, Y.B., Kodithuwakku, K.A.S.S., Abeywickrema, S.P.A. and J.W. Gowing (2002). A Market Assessment of the Inland Fisheries in Mahaweli System H, Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol.14, pp. 304-316.
  • Nawaratne, Y.B., Kodithuwakku, K.A.S.S., Murray, F. and D.C. Little (2002). Entrepreneurial Strategies and Socio-Economic Success: A Case Study of Rural Inland Fishermen in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 14, pp. 327-320.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and P. Rosa (2002). The Entrepreneurial Success in a Constrained Environment. Journal of Business Venturing (Special Issue on Qualitative Research in Entrepreneurship), Vol. 17(5), pp 431-465.
  • Abeyrathne, A.H.M.S.W.B., Kodithuwakku, S. S. and L.H.P. Gunaratne (2002). Service Quality and its Impact on the Farmer Productivity in the Other Export Crop Sector: Case Study of Ukuwela Agrarian Service Division. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. 4(1), pp. 151-166.
  • De Silva, D.A.M. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (2001). Small Business Operators, Do they Plan? A Study of Selected Small-Scale Businesses in Nuwara-Eliya District. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 13, pp. 301-307.
  • De Silva, D.A.M. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (2001). Small Business Operators, Do they Plan? A Study of Selected Small-Scale Businesses in Nuwara-Eliya District. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 13, pp. 301-307.
  • Senaratne, D.M.A.H., Abeygunawardane P. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (1993). Factors Influencing the Appreciation of Benefits Provided by Peradeniya Botanical Gardens: Willingness to Pay Approach. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol.5, pp.159-167.
  • Kodithuwakku, K.A.S.S. and P. Abeygunawardane (1992). An Economic Assessment of the Recreational Benefits of the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Sri Lankan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 29, pp. 86-97.
Edited Conference Proceedings
  • Amarasekara, Madhushani., Jeevika Weerahewa and. Sarath S. Kodithuwakku (2009). Perception of Food and Agricultural Exporters in Sri Lanka on Trade Facilitation. Paper presented at the ASIA-PACIFIC TRADE ECONOMISTS' CONFERENCE: Trade-Led Growth in Times of Crisis, 2-3 November 2009.Conference paper available at the ARTNeT website:
    http://www.unescap.org/tid/artnet/mtg/Madhushanie%20Amarasekara.pdf
  • Fernando, P.S.P., Hemachandra, D. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Consumer Perception of Social Responsibility in Television Advertising: An Exploratory Study. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Management & Finance, University of Colombo. pp. 227-243.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and J. Weerahewa (2008). Supply Chains of Supermarkets and their Impact on Vegetable Farmers in Sri Lanka: An Exploratory Case Study. Proceedings of the First Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Agribusiness Management on Emerging Trends in Agribusiness Management, Bangalore, India.
  • Hemachandra, S.D.S. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Factors Influencing the Student Decision Making in Relation to University Admission with Implications for Marketing Communications: A Study Done in Kandy City Limit. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Business Management: Achieving Excellence in Organizational Management for Sustainable Development, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayawadenapura, Sri Lanka. pp. 270-277.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and D. Hemachandra (2008). Women Entrepreneurs in Micro and Small Businesses: What Differentiate them from the Rest of the Women Business Operators? Abstracts of the Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka, National Centre for Advanced Studies. p.73.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and T.M.P.I.M. Tennakoon (2008). An Assessment of Service Quality and Customers' Willingness to Pay for an Improved Service Delivery: A Study of Divisional Secretariats in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka, National Centre for Advanced Studies. p.16.
  • Rajmohan, K., Weerahewa, J., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and P. Silva (2008).  Milk Supply Response in Sri Lanka.  Abstracts of the Second Annual Research Forum of the Sri Lankan Agricultural Economics Association, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. p. 29.
  • Hemachandra, D. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Business Orientations among Poorer Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p.2.
  • Hemachandra, D., Arumabaduge, H.S. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Rewarding Entrepreneurs: To which Extent the Recipients Match the Entrepreneurial Profile. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p. 225.
  • Malkanthi, K.G.P and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). A Survey Based Method of Measuring Brand Equity: Exploratory Study. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p. 46.
  • Tennakoon, T.M.P.I.M. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2007). Factors Affecting the Decision of Prospective Undergraduates Regarding University Admission and Their Implications for Marketing Communication. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Business Management: Appropriate Management Approaches in a Developing Context, Faculty of Management, University of Sri Jayawadenapura. pp. 451-459.
  • Hemachandra, S.D.S. and K.A.S.S Kodithuwakku (2007). Factors Influencing the Student Decision Making in Relation to University Admission. Abstracts of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions. Vol. 12(1), p.24-26.
  • Rosa, P., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Young J.A. and D.C. Little (2007). Opportunity, Necessity and Entrepreneurial Success: A Farming Perspective. Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. p.130-131.
  • Walisinghe, B.R., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and D.C. Little (2007). An Evaluation of Participatory Approach as a Reliable Measure in Determining the Wellbeing of People: The Case of Participatory Community Appraisal (PCA). Abstracts of the First Annual Research Forum of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association. University of Peradeniya. p.23.
  • Rosa, P., S. Kodithuwakku and W. Balunywa (2006). Reassessing Necessity Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Entrepreneurship From Local to Global Enterprise Creation and Development. Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Cardiff- Caerdydd, UK. pp.1-13.
  • Rosa, P., Kodithuwakku S. and W. Balunywa (2006). Entrepreneurial Motivation in Developing Countries: What Does "Necessity" and "Opportunity" Entrepreneurship Really Mean? Zacharakis, A. et al. (Eds.). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Boston: Babson College. pp.531-544.
  • Udayangani, A.D.D., Prasada, D.V.P., Kodithuwakku, K.A.S.S., Weerahewa J. and D.C. Little (2006). Efficiency of the Agrochemical Input Usage in the Paddy Farming Systems in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Annual Meetings, Montreal, Quebec. pp.1-21.http://agecon.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/pdf_view.pl?paperid=21025&ftype=.pdf
  • De Silva, R. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). Pluriactivity and Socio Economic Success of Rural Households. Abstracts of the 10th International Conference of Sri Lankan Studies. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p.47.
  • Jayathunga, P., Perera, M., Kodithuwakku S.S. and J. Weerahewa (2005). Impact of the Procurement System of Supermarkets on the Rural Vegetable Farmers in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the 10th International Conference of Sri Lankan Studies. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p.130.
  • Perera, M., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and J. Weerahewa (2005). Impact of the Vegetable Supply Chains of Supermarkets on the Rural Vegetable Farmer in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the South Asia Regional Conference on Globalization of Agriculture in South Asia: Has it Made A Difference in The Rural Livelihoods? Hyderabad, India. pp.141-154.
  • Walisinghe, R. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). A Comparison of Participatory Approach and Monetary Approach in Determining the Wellbeing of Rural Households. Abstracts of the Dissemination Seminar of Globalization and Distribution Research Project Funded by IDRC Canada and Organized by The Agribusiness Centre, University of Peradeniya and Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association. p.1.
  • Milwan, G.K., Abeyrathne, A.H.M.S.W.B., Brird, D.J., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Little, D.C., Perera, M.W.P., Satapornvanit, K. and A. Yakupityage. (2004). Pesticide Market Analysis in Human Health and Environmental Pesticide Risk Assessment, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Abstracts of 4th SETAC World Congress and 25th Annual Meeting in North America, Oregon Convention Center. p. 471
  • Little, D., Murray, F. and S. Kodithuwakku (2000). Understanding Demand - How the Poor Benefit from Tilapia Production in the North-West Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. E-Conference Proceedings: Aquatic Resources Management for Sustainable Livelihoods of Poor People (DFID/ICLARM). pp.100-102.
  • Murray, F.J., Kodithuwakku S. and D C. Little (2000). Fisheries Marketing Systems in Sri Lanka and Relevance to Local Reservoir Fishery Development. Proceedings of the International Conference on Reservoir and Culture-Based Fisheries: Biology & Management, Bangkok, Thailand. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Proceedings. Vol. 98, pp. 287-308.
  • Rosa, P., Jayatilake W. and S. Kodithuwakku (1997). The Potential Supply of University Educated Agribusiness Entrepreneurs: A Sri Lankan Perspective. Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference: Entrepreneurship The Engine of Global Economic Development, International Council for Small Business Research, San Francisco, USA.
  • Kodithuwakku, S. and M. R. Dibben (1996). Addition as 'Critique: Some Thoughts on Boisot and Griffiths' "Time to Market versus Time to Think". Proceedings of the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Conference, Imperial College, London.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and M.G. Scott (1996). Entrepreneurial Diversity in an Apparently Uniform Context. Proceedings of the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Conference. Imperial College, London.
  • Abeygunawardane, P. and K.A.S.S. Kodithuwakku (1992). Economics of Recreational Value of Royal Botanic Gardens. In Multi-purpose Tree Species in Sri Lanka, Research and Development. Gunasena, H.P.M. (Ed.). Proceedings of the Third Regional Conference on Multi-purpose Trees, Kandy, Sri Lanka, Winrock International, F/FRED, Bangkok. pp.184-195.
Book Chapters
  • Jeevika Weerahewa, Sarath S. Kodithuwakku, Anoma Ariyawardana (2010).Case Study #7-11, "The Fertilizer Subsidy Program in Sri Lanka". In: Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Fuzhi Cheng (editors), "Food Policy for Developing Countries: Case Studies." 12 pp. URL: http://cip.cornell.edu/dns.gfs/1289505412
  • De Silva, L.R. and Kodithuwakku, K.A.S.S. 'Pluriactivity, Entrepreneurship and Socioeconomic Success of Farming Households'. in Gry Alsos, Sara Carter, Elisabet Ljunggren and Friederike Welter. The Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Rural Development, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK.(forthcoming-January 2011)
  • Weerahewa. J., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and D. Udayanganie (2007). Agricultural Diversification in Sri Lanka. In Agricultural Diversification and Smallholders in South Asia. Joshi, P.K., Gulati, A. and R. Cummings Jr. (Eds.). Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India. ISBN 10: 81 7188 551 9, ISBN 13: 978 81 7188 551 9.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S., Little, D.C., Siriwardana, P.P.G.S.N., Sureshkumar, N., Taylor, G., Milwain, G., Senevirathne, A.P.W., Perera, M.W.P., Baird, D., Brink, P. J. V., Beltman, W.H.J., Brock, T.C.M., Nogueira, A.J.A. and A. Soares (2004). State of the System Report: Sri Lanka - Managing Agrochemicals in Multi-use Aquatic Systems (MAMAS). ISBN 955 585 075 7.
  • Murray, F., Little, D.C., Haylor, G., Felsing, M.J., Gowing, J. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2002). A Framework for Research into the Potential for Integration of Fish Production in Irrigation Systems. In Rural Aquaculture, Edwards, P., Little, D.C. and Demaine, H. (Eds.).CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK. ISBN: 0 85199 565 9.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. (2002). Entrepreneurship and Socio-Economic Success of Rural Farmers. In Essays in Development Issues. Felicitation Volume in Honour of Prof. T. Jogaratnam. Sanderatne, N. and Gunatilake, H.M. (Eds.). Sri Lankan Agricultural Economics Association. ISBN: 955 589 052 8.
  • Silva, K.T., De Silva, S.B.D., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Razak, M.G.M., Ananda, J., Gunawardena, I.M. and L. Dorothy (1999). No Future in Farming? The Potential Impact of Commercialization of Non-Plantation Agriculture on Rural Poverty in Sri Lanka. Centre for Inter-sectoral Community Health Studies, (CICHS)/GTZ, Kandy, Sri Lanka, ISBN 995 8254 00 2.
  • Scott, M.G., Fadahunsi, A. and S. Kodithuwakku (1997). Tackling Adversity with Diversity. In Mastering Enterprise: Your Single Source Guide to Becoming an Entrepreneur. Birley, S. and Muzyka, D.F. (Eds.). Pitman Publishing. London, (ISBN: 0 273 63031 8). Subsequently published in Mastering Entrepreneurship: The Complete MBA Companion in Entrepreneurship (2000). Birley, S. and Muzyka, D.F. (Eds.). ISBN: 0 273 64928 0.
  • Kodithuwakku, S. (1996). Demonstration Case Study: Indigenous Entrepreneurship in Sri Lankan Rice Farmers. In Educating Entrepreneurs in Modernizing Economies. Rosa, P, Scott, M.G. and H. Klandt (Eds.), Stirling Management Series. Avebury: Hants. ISBN: 1 85972 184 2.
Abstracts in Edited Conference Proceeding
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and T.M.P.I.M. Tennakoon (2008). An Assessment of Service Quality and Customers' Willingness to Pay for an Improved Service Delivery: A Study of Divisional Secretariats in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka, National Centre for Advanced Studies. p.16.
  • Kodithuwakku, S.S. and D. Hemachandra (2008). Women Entrepreneurs in Micro and Small Businesses: What Differentiate them from the Rest of the Women Business Operators? Abstracts of the Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka, National Centre for Advanced Studies. p.73.
  • Rajmohan, K., Weerahewa, J., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and P. Silva (2008).  Milk Supply Response in Sri Lanka.  Abstracts of the Second Annual Research Forum of the Sri Lankan Agricultural Economics Association, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. p. 29.
  • Hemachandra, D. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Business Orientations among Poorer Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p.2.
  • Hemachandra, D., Arumabaduge, H.S. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). Rewarding Entrepreneurs: To which Extent the Recipients Match the Entrepreneurial Profile. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p. 225.
  • Malkanthi, K.G.P and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2008). A Survey Based Method of Measuring Brand Equity: Exploratory Study. Abstracts of the International Conference on Social-sciences Sri Lanka (ICSSL): Theory and Practice of Social Sciences for Human Wellbeing in South Asia, University of Kelaniya. p. 46.
  • Hemachandra, S.D.S. and K.A.S.S Kodithuwakku (2007). Factors Influencing the Student Decision Making in Relation to University Admission. Abstracts of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions. Vol. 12(1), p.24-26.
  • Rosa, P., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Young J.A. and D.C. Little (2007). Opportunity, Necessity and Entrepreneurial Success: A Farming Perspective. Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. p.130-131.
  • Walisinghe, B.R., Kodithuwakku, S.S. and D.C. Little (2007). An Evaluation of Participatory Approach as a Reliable Measure in Determining the Wellbeing of People: The Case of Participatory Community Appraisal (PCA). Abstracts of the First Annual Research Forum of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association. University of Peradeniya. p.23.
  • De Silva, R. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). Pluriactivity and Socio Economic Success of Rural Households. Abstracts of the 10th International Conference of Sri Lankan Studies. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p.47.
  • Jayathunga, P., Perera, M., Kodithuwakku S.S. and J. Weerahewa (2005). Impact of the Procurement System of Supermarkets on the Rural Vegetable Farmers in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of the 10th International Conference of Sri Lankan Studies. University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p.130.
  • Walisinghe, R. and S.S. Kodithuwakku (2005). A Comparison of Participatory Approach and Monetary Approach in Determining the Wellbeing of Rural Households. Abstracts of the Dissemination Seminar of Globalization and Distribution Research Project Funded by IDRC Canada and Organized by The Agribusiness Centre, University of Peradeniya and Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association. p.1.
  • Milwan, G.K., Abeyrathne, A.H.M.S.W.B., Brird, D.J., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Little, D.C., Perera, M.W.P., Satapornvanit, K. and A. Yakupityage. (2004). Pesticide Market Analysis in Human Health and Environmental Pesticide Risk Assessment, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Abstracts of 4th SETAC World Congress and 25th Annual Meeting in North America, Oregon Convention Center. p. 471
  • Murray, F.J., Kodithuwakku S. and D C. Little (2000). Fisheries Marketing Systems in Sri Lanka and Relevance to Local Reservoir Fishery Development. Proceedings of the International Conference on Reservoir and Culture-Based Fisheries: Biology & Management, Bangkok, Thailand. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Proceedings. Vol. 98, pp. 287-308.
  • Little, D., Murray, F. and S. Kodithuwakku (2000). Understanding Demand - How the Poor Benefit from Tilapia Production in the North-West Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. E-Conference Proceedings: Aquatic Resources Management for Sustainable Livelihoods of Poor People (DFID/ICLARM). pp.100-102.
  • Rosa, P., Jayatilake W. and S. Kodithuwakku (1997). The Potential Supply of University Educated Agribusiness Entrepreneurs: A Sri Lankan Perspective. Proceedings of the 42nd World Conference: Entrepreneurship The Engine of Global Economic Development, International Council for Small Business Research, San Francisco, USA.
  • Kodithuwakku, S. and M. R. Dibben (1996). Addition as 'Critique: Some Thoughts on Boisot and Griffiths' "Time to Market versus Time to Think". Proceedings of the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Conference, Imperial College, London.
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Abstracts in Multi-Disciplinary Research
  • Perera, M.P., Soares, A.M.V.M., Little, D.C., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Sureshkumar, N., Brink, P.J.V., Wickramaarachchi, W.D.N., Kumara, M.M.S.P., Herath J.H.A. and S. Weerasekara (2005). Comparison of Approaches Involved in Pesticide Risk Assessment, Pesticide Residue Analysis, In-situ Bioassay to Assist Model Prediction - Sri Lanka. Abstracts of SETAC Europe 15th Annual Meeting - Brussels (Belgium): SETAC Europe. p. 252.
  • Perera, M.W.P., Soares, A.M.V.M., Little, D.C., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Sureshkumar, N., Brink, P.J.V., Yakupitiyage, A., Satapornvanit, K., Wickramaarachchi, W.D.N. and M.M.S.P. Kumara (2004). An Approach to Assess the Effects of Pesticide on Multi-use Aquatic Systems in Sri Lanka. Abstracts of Forth SETAC World Congress and 25th Annual Meeting in North America, Oregon Convention Center. p. 112.
  • Brink, P.J.V., Nogueira, A.J.A., Little, D.C., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Yakupitiyage, A., Satapornvanit K. and N. Sureshkumar (2004). Ecological and Human Risk Assessment of Pesticide-Use in Multi-use Aquatic Systems in the Tropics. Abstracts of 4th SETAC World Congress and 25th Annual Meeting in North America, Oregon Convention Center. p. 193.
  • Brink P.J.V., Nogueira, A.J.A., Little, D.C., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Yakupitiyage, A., Satapornvanit, K. and N. Sureshkumar (2004). The Use of Terrestrial and Aquatic Microcosm and Mesocosms for the Ecological Risk Assessment of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals. Abstracts of 14th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, Congress Centre of Prague, Czech Republic. p. 88.
  • Perera, M.W.P., Kodithuwakku, S., Sureshkumar, N., Soares, A.M.V.M., Little, D.C., Brink, P.J.V., Yakupitiyage, A., Beltman, W., Carder, F.A., Sampath, A., Wickramarachchi W.D.N. and M.M.S.P. Kumara (2004). Importance of Baseline Information Used to Assess the Preliminary Environmental and Human Health Risks Associated with Pesticides in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka. Abstracts of 14th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, Congress Centre of Prague, Czech Republic. pp.100-101.
  • Domingues, I.D., Nogueira, A.J.A., Soares, A.M.V.M., Brink, P.J.V., Little, D.C., Kodithuwakku, S.S., Yakupitiyage, A., Satapornvanit, K. and N. Sureshkumar (2004). Application of Experimental Approaches Used in Temperate Countries to Tropical Conditions, Using Chironomids to Assess Pesticides Effects in Multi-use Aquatic Systems. Abstracts of 14th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, Congress Centre of Prague, Czech Republic. p. 227.