Faculty of Agriculture

University of Peradeniya

Ms. Uvasara Dissanayeke

Senior Lecturer



Official Address :

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


Email :

uvasarad@pdn.ac.lk


Telephone :

+94 81 239 5526


Personal Website :






  • M. Phil in Development Communication and Extension (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), 2010
  • B.Sc (Agriculture), Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2003
  • Senior Lecturer - 2010 to date
  • Lecturer - 2004 to 2010
  • Assistant Lecturer - 2003 to 2004
  • ICT in Agriculture
  • E-Learning in Agriculture Higher Education
  • Computer based learning methods in agricultural extension
Journal Papers
  • Dissanayeke, U.I., Wickramasuriya, H.V.A. and Wijekoon, R. (2009). Evaluation of Computer based Learning Materials in Agricultural Information Dissemination in Sri Lanka. Tropical Agriculture Research. Vol 21(1)ICT in Agriculture
Research Papers (Abstracts)
  • Dissanayeke, U.I., Wickramasuriya H.V.A. (2010). 'Use of E-learning resources in agriculture higher education'. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec- 2010. pp.619

  • Prasath, S., Dissanayeke, U.I., and Kimara. W.A.G.S. (2010). 'Perception of Agricultural Instructors towards ICT initiatives implemented by the Department of Agriculture; A case study.'Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec- 2010. pp.610

  • Dissanayeke, UI, Wickramasuriya HVA and Wijekoon, R. (2009).Farmer Perception on Cyber Extension, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Session, Sri Lanka, Vol 14. 3rd Dec 2009.

  • Dissanayeke, U.I., Wanigasundera, W.A.D.P. and Marasinghe, P. (2003). 'Extension Needs for the Sustainable Management of the Medicinal Plants Industry in Sri Lanka', in Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Oct - 2003. pp.25

  • Gunasena B.V.S., Dissanayeke, U.I. and Kaushalya, B.L.C. (2008). 'Farmer preferences over different channels to receive agricultural information: a case study in Mahailuppallama area', in Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka - 2008 (ICSSL), Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, pp.6.*

  • Abeysinghe,A.M.N.S., Wickramasuriya,H.V.A., Perera, E.R.K. and Dissanayeke, U.I. (2008). 'Development of a computer based learning material on anatomy and physiology of the digestive system of farm animals,' in Proceedings of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Dec 2008. pp.32-34
Conferences
  • Dissanayeke, U.I., Wijekoon, R. and Wickramasuriya H.V.A., (2010). Cyber Extension: Past Experiences and future Prospects. Proc. Second Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture. ITRU, University of Moratuwa. 22nd Dec 2010.