The theme of the Symposium is doubling the Farmers’ Income through Innovative Agriculture. Altogether 107 Research Presentations in 12 Thematic Areas are scheduled for two-day Programme. Dr. Jean Balie, Leader of the Agri-food Policy Platform of the International Rice Research Institute of Philippine is the Keynote speaker. Twelve Session Keynote speakers will deliver their practical experience in each field how farmers are to double their income through innovative agriculture. Research Papers will be presented in the field of Crop Production Technology, Crop Improvement & Biotechnology, Plant Protection, Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture, Aquatic Resources, Social Science, Livestock & Poultry, Natural Resource Management, Food Science & Technology, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture, Organic Agriculture, Postharvest Technology, and Mechanization& Human Nutrition. Outcome of these researches will be disseminated to scientific officers and general public.
Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Agriculture is the Chief Guest of this Symposium. Hon. WasanthaAluwihare, State Minister of Agriculture and Hon. AngajanRamanathan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture will be participated. Officials