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 160 students from more than 32 Universities including Michigan State University, Cornell University, the University of British Colombia, Wageningen University, University of Reading, the University of Western Australia, National Agrarian University of La Molina, University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Kasetsart University, China Agriculture University, University of Putra, Malaysia participateed in the summit under the theme of "Students Promoting Environmental Justice in the Globalization of Intensive Agricultural Systems", which was adopted at the 15th ISS. Two third year students [(Ms. IDKSD Ariyawanse (AG/12/011) and Ms. MHR Abehayrathne (AG/12/002)] from members of International Student Forum of the Faculty attended the event in the sub-theme of "Universities with Student's Actions in the Field of Agriculture" and made a brilliant presentation on project carried out by them which was appreciated by all advisors came from all universities. The 17th ISS will be held in the National Chung, Hsing University, Taiwan. Ms. IDKSD Ariyawanshe was fully sponsored by the Tokyo University of Agriculture whereas Ms. MHR Abehayrathne was jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Agriculture and Tokyo University of Agriculture.

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