Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Institutional Database Sri Lanka

A – BC – D – E – F – G – HI – J – K – L – M – N – O – P – Q – RS – T – U – V – W – X – Y – Z

C


Coconut Research Institute (CRI)


Address:
Coconut Research Institute
Bandirippuwa Estate
Lunuwila
Sri Lanka

Email:
Chairman: chairmancri@sltnet.lk
Director: directorcri@sltnet.lk

Mandate:
To generate knowledge and technology through excellence in research towards increasing productivity and profitability of coconut.
Coconut production, pests and diseases, agronomy, crop protection, genetics and plant breeding, plant physiology, tissue culture

Website:
http://www.cri.gov.lk/web/index.php?lang=en

F


Field Crops Research and Development Institute (FCRDI)


Address:
Field Crops Research and Development Institute
Mahailluppallama
Anuradhapura
Sri Lanka

Email:
Director: wirasing@yahoo.com
Other contacts here

Mandate:
To achieve economic revitalization of the farmers in the field crops sector and to assure national food security through generation and facilitating the dissemination of technology necessary for priority field crops to cater for sustainable field crops production in Sri Lanka.
Field crops improvement, agronomy, plant protection, plant biotechnology

Website:
https://www.doa.gov.lk/FCRDI/index.php/en/

H


Horticulture Research and Development Institute (HORDI)


Address:
Horticulture Research and Development Institute
Gannoruwa Road
Peradeniya 20400
Sri Lanka

Email:
Director: prisinghe@gmail.com
Other contacts here

Mandate:
Function as the national centre for research and development of sustainable and productive technologies for horticultural crops to ensure economic and social development ofthe farmers, and other stakeholders.

Website:
https://www.doa.gov.lk/HORDI/index.php/en/

I


Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Biotechnology unit


Address:
Industrial Technology Institute (ITI), Biotechnology unit
# 363, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka

Email:
Senior deputy director: sdd_btu@iti.lk
Other contacts here

Mandate:
The BTU conducts research in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology areas and provides Biotech based services to local industries. The services offered include identification of Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms, genetic barcoding and molecular characterization of organisms. Furthermore BTU provides services by applying the techniques of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology for problem solving and troubleshooting of stakeholders from industries.

Website:
http://iti.lk/en/our-divisions/research-development/bio-technology-unit.html

N


National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA)


Address:
National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency
Crow Island
Colombo 15
Sri Lanka

Email:
Chairman: chairman@nara.ac.lk
Director general: dg@nara.ac.lk
Or fill the form here

Mandate:
To provide innovative solutions for national development issues in the aquatic resources sector utilizing scientific and technological knowledge & resource base. NARA is the principal National Institute charged with the responsibility of carrying out and coordinating research, development and management activities on the subject of Aquatic Resources in Sri Lanka
Aquaculture, marine sciences and biotechnology

Website:
http://www.nara.ac.lk

R


Rice Research and Development Institute (RRDI)


Address:
Rice Research and Development Institute (RRDI)
Batalagoda
Sri Lanka

Email:
Director: susanthinilmini@gmail.com
Other contacts here

Mandate:
To be the National Center for the Development and Dissemination of Technologies to Improve the Productivity and Profitability of Rice Farming and Quality of Rice.
Rice crop, disease, weed and pest management, varietal improvement, seed production, biotechnology.

Website:
https://www.doa.gov.lk/rrdi/index.php/en/

Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka (RRI)


Address:
Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka
Dartonfield
Agalawatta, 12200
Sri Lanka

Email:
General: dirrri@sltnet.lk

Mandate:
The institute specializes in rubber research, both in the biology of the crop and the chemistry of the natural rubber and technology of the product. Further, the institute is committed towards technology transfer activities and training of extension officers and stakeholders.
Plant science, genetic and plant breeding, plant pathology and microbiology, biochemistry and physiology, soil and plant nutrition, rubber research, biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.rrisl.lk

S


Sugarcane Research Institute (SRI), Udawalawe


Address:
Sugarcane Research Institute
Udawalawe

Sri Lanka

Email:
General: info@sugarres.lk
Director: director@sugarres.lk

Mandate:
To develop and transfer appropriate sugarcane technologies to enhance competitiveness of, and to contribute to expand and develop, the local sugarcane industry, in a sustainable manner.
Sugarcane, crop improvement, crop and resource management, crop nutrition, crop protection, molecular biology, genetic, biotechnology

Website:
http://www.sugarres.lk

U


University of Colombo, Faculty of Science


Address:
Faculty of Science
University of Colombo
PO Box 1490
Colombo 03

Sri Lanka

Email:
Deputy registrar: deans.office@sci.cmb.ac.lk
Dean: maha@chem.cmb.ac.lk
More contacts here

Mandate:
Department of Plant Science
Department of Zoology and Environment 

Website:
http://science.cmb.ac.lk

University of Peradeniya


Address:
University of Peradeniya
Peradeniya, 20400
Sri Lanka

Email:
Vice chancellor: vc@pdn.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of agriculture: deanagri@pdn.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science: deanvet@pdn.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of science: deansci@pdn.ac.lk

Faculties:
Faculty of agriculture
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
Faculty of Science
Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

Website:
https://www.pdn.ac.lk

University of Ruhuna


Address:
University of Ruhuna,
Wellmadama
Matara
Sri Lanka

Email:
Registrar: kalugama@admin.ruh.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of agriculture: deanagri@agri.ruh.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences and Technology: fishinfo@ fish.ruh.ac.lk
Dean, faculty of science: dharma@phy.ruh.ac.lk
More contacts here

Faculties:
Faculty of agriculture
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences and Technology
Faculty of Science

Website:
http://www.ruh.ac.lk/index.php#

V


Veterinary Research Institute (VRI)


Address:
Not available
Sri Lanka

Email:
General: info@vri.lk
Director: dvr@vri.lk

Mandate:
The institute is involved in production of vaccines against contagious animal diseases and carryout disease diagnostic, analytical and advisory services, in addition to the research activities in the livestock and poultry sector.
Animal production, health and biotechnology.

Website:
http://www.vri.lk/home.php

Last updated in April 2018.