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This programme was successfully held on 30th July, 2015 at HARTI, Colombo .......

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International Postharvest Research Symposium
IPRS 2014

The IPHT successfully held its first International Research Symposium on Post Harvest Technology. ...


Exhibition on Postharvest Machinery & Innovations 2014

In following the international research symposium IPRS 2014, the IPHT proudly. ..

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Training Programmes conducted by the Institute
The Institute of Post Harvest Technology (IPHT), operating under the Ministry of Agriculture, functions as the main Institution in Sri Lanka engaged in improving the Post Harvest Technology of rice/other grains, field crops, fruits/ vegetables and spices through research, training/ extension, consultancy/ advisory and other development activities.
To enhance competitiveness of the agribusiness sector through development, disseminati

IPHT won an investigator driven research grant from National Research Council of Sri Lanka (worth Rs. Mn. 2.93) and competitive research grant from ..... Read more

on and commercialization of improved and appropriate post harvest technologies among the relevent and interest parties
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World Food Day October 16, 2015 Celebrated at Institute of Post Harvest Technology

World Food Day is declared on 16 October to raise awareness of the challenges of addressing world hunger.....Read more

වස විස නැති රටක් කෘෂිකාර්මික අධ්‍යාපන හා වෙළෙඳ ප්‍රදර්ශනය

වස විස නැති රටක් ... .......තව දුරටත්

Mr. Mahesh Dissanayake, Senior Mechanical Engineer and  Dr. Nilanthi Wijewardane, Senior Research Officer at the Institute of Post Harvest technology won President’s Awards for their inventions in the year 2014, chaired by the His Excellency the President and the Hon. Minister of Science, Technology and Research, held on ...... Read More

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2. Additional Director (Research & Technology Transfer)