Discussions on climate change
A series of discussions on "Climate change impact on Paddy
Cultivation and Adaptation Options" organised by the Ministry of
Disaster Management and Human Rights and UNDP will commence on May 29,
at SLAAS Auditorium.
The objective is to propagate scientific knowledge and awareness
among stakeholders on disaster risk reduction and to provide a forum to
discuss different aspects of the issues.
The panel of resource persons include Prof. D. Marabe, Dean Faculty
of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Dr. B. V. R. Punyawardene,
Senior Scientist, Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Dr. W. M. W.
Weerakoon, Researcher, Rice Research Institute, Batalagoda and Memantha
Abeygunawardena, Consultant Practical Action.
Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) is
facilitating the discussion.