Nimesha Dissanayaka is a Research Assistant at the IPS. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Technology & Management, specialized in Applied Economics & Business Management from University of Peradeniya. Her focus in research lies on Agricultural Economics, Econometrics and Economic Modeling, Poverty and Development Policy, Contract theory, Agricultural Risk and Technology adoption.

Research

Thibbotuwawa, Manoj and Dissanayaka, Nimesha (2019) ‘ Smart Digital Farming in Agriculture: Status and Prospects for Sri Lanka’, in Sri Lanka: State of the Economy, (Ed.) Dushni Weerakoon, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Presentations

Presentation on ‘Determinants of Drinking Water Sources among Farmer Community in Anuradhapura District; Evidence from CKDu Affected Area, Kekirawa DS division’

International Symposium on Agriculture and Environment
Organized by Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna
14 February 2020

Presentation on ‘False Information on Tobacco’

Lobby Group Workshop on Strengthening Tobacco Control Policies
Organized by IPS
06 November 2019
IPS, Colombo 07

Presentation on ‘Smart Agriculture

New thinker’s Symposium 2019
Organized by IPS
21 March 2019
IPS, Colombo 07

Presentation on ‘Smallholder Farmer Participation in Maize Contract Farming in Anuradhapura District of Sri Lanka’
In House Seminar
23 January 2019

Commentary