Mrs. MAP De P Wickramarathne

BSc Agric (Ruhuna)

Lecturer in Agric Economics & Extension
Dept of Agricultural Economics & Extension
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Phone

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+94 41 22 92 200 / +94 718 336 908 (Mobile) / Ext 211

Fax

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+94-41-2292385

E-mail

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aruni@agecon.ruh.ac.lk

aruni_dpw@yahoo.com

   

FULL NAME

Moragodage Aruni Priyanga De Pinto Wickramaratne

 

PERSONAL

Born 18th August 1978,

Married

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Sinhala and English

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Obtained the highest GPA in 2004, for Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Agriculture

  • Won four Gold Medals at 13th Convocation held on 10th December, 2005, at University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

  • Dr. S. K. Charles Memorial Gold Medal awarded by Mrs. M. P. Gunawardena to the Graduate for the most outstanding performance at the Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Agriculture Final Examination held in 2004

  • Upali Wijewardhena Memorial Gold Medal awarded by the Upali Foundation to the graduate who passed all the examinations leading to the Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Agriculture and obtained the highest aggregate marks in the year 2004

  • D. H. E. Mohotti Memorial Gold Medal awarded by Dr. J.E. Mohotti to the graduate who passed out in 2004 with the best performance in the Farm Practice Course at the Faculty of Agriculture

  • Ronie De Mel Gold Medal awarded by Ronie De Mel Trust Fund to the graduate who obtained First class with the highest aggregate marks in the Final Examination leading to the Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Agriculture Final Examination in 2004

  • The best presenter at the 6th Annual Graduate Research Seminar- 2005 held at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

  • Followed Proficiency in English Course at University of Ruhuna- 2003

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • At present, reading for Master of Business Administration at University of Colombo

  • B.Sc in Agriculture with First Class (Honors) - Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka 2000 -2004

  • Successfully completed ASC Examination in IT conducted by Australian Computer Society in 2000

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Working as a Lecturer, attached to the Department of Agric. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna with effect from March, 2007

  • Two years experience in teaching as a temporary lecturer attached to the Department of Agric. Economics, University of Ruhuna, from December 2004 to February 2007

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • 2005 onward Life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

 

REPRESENTATION IN WORKSHOPS AS A RESOURCE PERSON

  • Work as a Facilitator of PRA techniques conducted for collecting data about Women's contribution to Fisheries Industry at Negombo and Nilwella Fisheries villages in Sri Lanka, by University of Ruhuna in 2004

  • Participated as facilitator in the Training Programme on Participatory Rural Appraisal at Kandy District, Sri Lanka on April 2005. Conducted by Hadabema Authority and the Dept. of Agric. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Mapalana

  • Served as a facilitator for Entrepreneurs on ICT based Agribusiness Management Conducted by the Department of Agric. Economics with University of Eccexe, UK.2006

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P., De Zoysa, M.., 2005. Consumer insights on Marketing of Sausages: A case study in selected districts. Proceedings, 6th Annual Research Session of Agricultural Graduates, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Sri Lanka., Sep., 10-12.

 

De Zoysa M. and Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P, 2005. Green Productivity: An Approach for Sustainable development of Agro forestry in Sri Lanka, Proceedings, 10th Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka., Dec., 68.

 

Wijeratne, M.; Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P.; and De Silva W.N. 2005. Application of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques in rural development programme: Case study in Elpitiya watta village. Proceedings, 61st annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS), Dec., 97.

 

Wijeratne, M.; Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P.; and De Silva W.N. 2005. Eco-system analysis of a village within Victoriya, Randenigala, Rantambe (VRR) sanctuary: Case study in Lihiniyagala village. Proceedings, 61st annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS), Dec., 97-98.

 

Wickramaratne A. and De Zoysa M., 2006. Improvement of Riparian Forest Buffers in Watershed Management: Issues and Options in Sri Lanka, Extended Abstracts, Conference on Forest and Water in a Changing Environment, Beijing, China, August, 110-113.

 

Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P. and De Zoysa, M., 2006. Sausages Marketing in Sri Lanka: The Household Perception. Proceedings, 62nd Annual Session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Dec., 168.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Wickramaratne, A. 2006. Constituents and performance of peri-urban supply chain of indigenous vegetable: A case study in Sri Lanka, Abstracts, First international conference on indigenous Vegetable and legumes, ICRISAT Campus, Patancheru, Hyderabad, India, Dec., 140.

 

Wijeratne, M.; Amarasinghe, J.; and Wickramaratne, A. 2006. An Environmental Impact Study of Paddy Cultivation within Katagamuwa sanctuary. Abstracts: 10th Anniversary International Symposium: Issues and Challengers of the 21st Century, University of Sabaragamuwa, Belihuloya, Sri Lanka., July, 1.

 

Singhapura, S. D. D. P., Abeysekera, T.,Wijeratne, M., Wickramaratne, A. 2007. Emerging trends in value chain of fresh fruit and vegetable marketing system in Sri Lanka, Proceedings, 63rd annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLASS),Dec.

 

Wickramaratne, M.A.P.D.P. and Ashan, F.J. 2009. Empirical Study on Dimensions of Supplier Development Contributing Towards the Supplier Performance, proceedings, The 4th International Research Conference on Management, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,Dec.

Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics, Rural development