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, dissemination and commercialization of improved and appropriate post harvest technologies among the relevent and interest parties