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/advisor
To be the centre of excellence in research and development in the field of post harvest technology
other development activities.
To enhance competitiveness of the agribusiness sector through development, dissemination and commercialization of improved and appropriate post harvest technologies among the relevent and interest parties