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Govenment of Sri Lanka

Department of Animal
Production
& Health

Faculty of Veterinary
Medicine
& Animal Science

Farming System & Livestock Economy

Head
Research Officer
BSc. (Agric.) (Sri Lanka)
Mr. RM Chandrasena
Mrs. IK LeukebandaraResearch Officer
BSc. Agric. (Sri Lanka)MSc (Sri Lanka)

01.The main service functions of the division are listed below

  1. Advise on planning and management of livestock and crop-livestock farms
  2. Resource monitoring and evaluation of commercial oriented farming operation
  3. Assisting preparation of project proposals, cost estimates and trend analysis of economic benefits
  4. Field demonstration and field days on livestock related technologies
  5. Provision of technical know how to minimize environmental pollution due to intensive livestock farming
  6. Supervision of Animal Experimental Farm and VRI Premises

02.Service Rendered

  1. Advise on planning and management of livestock and crop-livestock farms
  2. Resource monitoring and evaluation of commercial oriented farming operation
  3. Assisting preparation of project proposals, cost estimates and trend analysis of economic benefits
  4. Field demonstration and field days on livestock related technologies
  5. Provision of technical know how to minimize environmental pollution due to intensive livestock farming.

03.Teaching / Training

  1. Training of farmers, School children, Student from Agric schools, Animal Husbandry Schools, Universities.
  2. In service Training of teachers ,officers from the Dept. of Animal Production & Health ,Dept. of Agric, Coconut Development Board etc.
  3. Committee members of technical Evaluation
  4. Member of National Commitee on Socio Economic and Poultry analysis/(CARP)

03.Production and Progress

  1. Issuing Estimate for livestock production on request.
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