Workshop on technology dissemination of Japanese fish cake preparation

One day technology dissemination workshop was organised by SLAFAR. This workshop provided both knowledge and hand on experience in preparing preservatives-free fish sausages (Jakotempura), according to Japanese technology. This programme was conducted by a team* comprise of nine Japanese experts and a member from Japanese Graduates’ Alumni of Sri Lanka. Jakotempura is a product that …

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Knowledge exchange programme

Jointly organised with Japanese Graduates’ Alumni of Sri Lanka As the response to the request made by the International coordinator of the value added fish processing programme Ehime-Sri Lanka, two-day industrial visits with series of discussions and experience sharing forumswere organised by SLAFAR betweenselected Sri Lankan aquaculture entrepreneurs and Japanese expert team* on 29thand 30th of June …

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Awareness of Youth for Endemic Fish Conservation

As today’s youth are tomorrow’s conservation leaders, the SLAFAR has focus on educating youth in Nuwara Eliya, a hot spot of endemic fish species. A serious of three workshops was conducted by, two SLAFAR members Dr. I. Parakrama and Ms. P.P.M. Heenatigala, who attached to the Aquaculture Division at National Aquatic Resources Research and Development …

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School Programme Organized by SLAFAR for Advanced Level Students

School Programme for Advanced Level Students

SLAFAR has organized a school programme for the A/L students of Minu/ President’s College Minuwangoda. SLAFAR organized this workshop collaboratively with the Outreach Centre of Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. The awareness programme was on the practical components of the A/L agriculture curriculum. Practical exposure to tissue culture techniques, …

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The concept of “Solar village”

The visiting lecture on “Renewable Energy: Past, Present and Future” by Professor I.M. Dharmadasa, the Head of the Electronic materials and sensor group of the Sheffield Halam University in the United Kingdom was Jointly organised by SLAFR and Aquatic Resources Explorers’ Society (AQRES) of Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries. Prof. Dharmadasas’ concept on “Solar village” …

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Training workshop for A/L Biology teachers

A series of training workshops was conducted for the A/L Biology teachers from the Eastern Province on induced breeding of major carps and reservoir fisheries. These workshops were conducted in collaboration with National Aquaculture Development Authority of Sri Lanka and the Alumni Association of Science faculty,University of Kelaniya.