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    "Agrobiodiversity, climate change and livelihood development” session at Wayamba International Conference (WINC) on 24th August, 2018

      

    BACC Project joined with Wayamba University of Sri Lanka as a sponsor and Co-organizer in “Agrobiodiversity, climate change and livelihood development” session at Wayamba International Conference (WINC) on 24th August, 2018. Mr. A.S.U Liyanage, National Project Coordinator of BACC Project was invited as a chief guest to this event.

     

    Mr. A.S.U. Liyanage, National Project Coordinator of BACC, Project lighting the oil lamp at the opening ceremony of WinC, 2018

    At this conference, a plenary speech was given by BACC project consultant, Dr. Toby Hodgkin on “Agrobiodiversity, climate change and the sustainable development goals” which received brilliant feedbacks from the audience.

     

    Dr. Toby Hodgkin giving the plenary speech at WinC

     

    Dr. Toby Hodgkin receiving a token of gratitude from Dr. Keminda Herath for the plenary speech given at the symposium

    Altogether 14 proceedings from BACC project partners and other related researchers were published at “Agrobiodiversity, climate change and livelihood development” session. Dr. Toby Hodgkin, Bioversity International and Mr. W.G.M.G. Dayawansa, BACC Project chaired the first session and Mr. A. Kendaragama, Natural Resources Management Centre and Ms. P. Abeykoon, Biodiversity Secretariat chaired the second session.

    Dr. Samarasinghe presenting his findings at the conference

    Ms. Jeewani Maarasinghe presenting her findings at the conference

    Mr. Sarath Ekanayake presenting his findings at the conference

     Mr. Prabath Nishantha presenting his findings at the conference

    Dr. Keminda Herath presenting his findings at the conference

     Dr. Toby Hodgkin and Mr. Dayawansa participating at the symposium as chair persons of the first session

    Ms. Sandeepani Wijenayake presenting her findings at the conference

    Mr. A. Kendaragama and Ms. P. Abeykoon participating at the conference as chair persons of the second session

    Ms. Kalani Perera receiving the certificate for presenting at the conference from Mr. A. Kendaragama

    Ms. Sandeepani Wijenayake receiving the certificate for presenting at the conference from Mr. A. Kendaragama