Lessons Sharing and Policy Consultation Workshop to Ensure Food Security in Sri Lanka

November 3 – 4, 2016
Club Palm Bay Hotel

IPS together with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SLAEA) organized a two-day workshop to discuss policy options on food security in Sri Lanka. The workshop titled ‘Lessons Sharing and Policy Consultation Workshop – Policy Options for Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka: A Multi-Market Analysis of Rice, Fish and Dairy Prodcuts’ was held at the Club Palm Bay Hotel in Marawila.

The main aim of the workshop was to develop a rational and feasible policy outcome from the analyses of a project being carried out by IPS, on supply and price behaviour, value chain and projection model for rice, fish and dairy products.  The research project on “Demand and Supply Behaviour Relating to Rice, Fisheries and Dairy Products in Sri Lanka” is being conducted under the four-year National Thematic Research Programme on Food Security launched by the NSF. The workshop brought together experts from agriculture, fisheries and dairy sectors in the country.

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Welcome Address 

Saman Kelegama, IPS Executive Director


Introduction to the Workshop 

Athula Senaratne, IPS Research Fellow)


National Thematic Research Programme on Food Security 

M C N Jayasuriya Former Chairman NSF Steering Committee


Concept Note & Agenda