The field center situated in Kandy was first established in year 2010. The center is located at the Food Research Unit in Gannoruwa.
The major districts the centre provides services

Mr. P.G. Lalith Wasantha

Extension Officer,
Field Centre
Institute of Post Harvest Technology,
Food Research unit, Dept. of Agriculture,

Telephone - 081 3837495


Kandy is one of the major agricultural areas of the country with a wide range of agricultural crops being cultivated. Further the main source of income of the community is based on agriculture. The district cultivates grains, pulses, field crops, tuber crops, spices, fruits and vegetables in a wide variety.

The extension services are extended towards improving the post harvest practices, minimizing post harvest losses, establishing and improving agro processing industries, etc. of agricultural commodities including durable crops as well as perishable crops. These services are offered through awareness programs, training programs, workshops and demonstrations, consultancy services, etc.
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Kandy Field Centre
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Kandy Kegalle