symposium2005 Archive

29 Jan 2008

Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Sri Lanka

Dr. P.B. Dharmasena Field Crops Research and Development Institute, Mahailluppallama Sri Lanka is still and will be for near future considered as a country dependant mainly upon agriculture including plantation sector. Challenges posed by external factors due
29 Jan 2008

Recent Trends in the Forestry Sector of Sri Lanka

Mr  H  M  Bandaratillake Director, Forest Resources Management Project Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources The forest cover in Sri Lanka has been continuously declining during the last several decades.  The forest cover which was around 44%
29 Jan 2008

Pollution Control and Waste Management in Sri Lanka

Dr. W.L. Sumathipala Senior Lecturer, The Open University of Sri Lanka and Director National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Environment The magnitude of degradation of the environment increased tremendously with the industrial revolution which started in 1850s.  Even