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SAARC Agriculture Centre

The SAARC Regional Training on “Safe and Sustainable Vegetable Value Chain Development in South Asia” was organized in Department of Agriculture (DoA), Sri Lanka during 29 July to 01 August 2019. The five-day training was inaugurated with traditional Sri Lankan lamp lighting. This session was chaired by Dr. W. Weerakoon, Director General (DG), Department of Agriculture (DoA), Sri Lanka. Dr. Ajanthe deSilva, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka graced the session as Chief Guest. Ms. Jayantha MenikeIlankoon, Additional Director General DoA, Sri Lanka and Dr. .R.Punyawardene, Director, Natural Resources Management Centre, Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka and Governing Body member, SAC were present as Special Guest and Guest of Honour, respectively. Dr. W. Wickramaarachchi, Additional Director, National Plant Quarantine Service, DoA, Sri Lanka and former Senior Program Specialist (SPS) SAC, Dr. Gaminisamarasinghe Director, Horticultural Research & Development Institute, DOA and Ms K. Ranathunga, Director, Extension and Training Centre, DoA were also present. On behalf of organisers Mr. George Babu, Program Officer, CIDAP, Dr. Nasreen Sultana, SPS, SAC and Ms. Disna Rathnasinghe, Deputy Director, DoA, Sri Lanka coordinated the program. Detail Report