Field Network

Institute of Post Harvest Technology
Research & Development Centre,
Jayanthi Mawatha,
Tel:- 025 2222344, 2225765-6
Fax: 025 2223983 E-mail:

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.

About Us
Technology transfer

VISION - To be the centre of excellence in research and development in the field of post harvest technology

MISSION - 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.

Introduction of Plastic crates to transport fruits & vegetables
Establishment of Rice processing villages
Improvement of the Rice milling industry
Last update: 21/08/2015 CRG/IPHT

Initiation of agro- processing-enterprises (grain and spice) at rural level

Colombo Office
G-22, Ministry of Agriculture,
No. 80/5, Rajamal waththa Avenue,
Tel:-  0112866846

Field Centers
Ampara:- 063 2224925
Nuwara Eliya :- 057 5380464
Hambanthota :- 047 3479211
Galle:- 091 2222081
Matara:- 041 2265802
Polonnaruwa:- 025 3243027