Piyumi Ranadewa is a Research Assistant working on migration and urbanisation policy research at IPS. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture, specialising in Agriculture Economics and Business (First Class) from the Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, graduating with Dean’s Honours. Piyumi was also a Temporary Demonstrator at the same university. Prior to joining IPS, she lectured at the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM). Her research interests include urbanisation, tourism, green economy, climate change and agribusiness value chains.