Prof. A. Mangala De Zoysa

BSc Agric, MSc, PhD

Professor 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 41 22 92 382 / Ext 212

Fax

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+94 41 22 92 384

E-mail

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mangala@agecon.ruh.ac.lk

mangalaxyz@yahoo.com

   

FULL NAME

Agampodi Mangala Premakumara De Zoysa

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

ADDRESS

a) Office: Professor Department of Agriculture & Extension Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya, SRI LANKA.

Tel:+94-41-2292382 / 2292200 Fax:+94-41-2292384 Email:mangala@agecon.ruh.ac.lk or mangalaxyz@yahoo.com

 

b) Residence: 11 C, Paramulla Road, Pamburana, Matara, SRI LANKA.

Tel: +94-41- 2226868 or 077-6051540 (Mobile)

 

 

PERSONAL DATA

Born September 12, 1958

Married, two children

 

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. degree in Agriculture (Specialized in Agric. Economics), from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in October 1982

  • M.Sc. degree in Management of Agricultural Knowledge Systems (MAKS) from Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands in August 1988

  • Ph.D. degree in Forest Policy from the University of Tokyo, Japan in March 1996

 

OTHER TRAINING

  • UK, University of Peradeniya Education Training Workshop. Sponsored by ODA and conducted by Agricultural Education and Training Unit, Wolverhampton Polytechnic. At University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, July 6 ~ 20, 1989

  • Research Student, Department of Agricultural Marketing, Chiba University, Japan, April 1992 ~ October 1992

  • Working Seminar on: Integrated database management,Organized by ESCAP CGPRT Center and Department of Agriculture, Kandy, Sri Lanka. March 16 ~ 20, 1998

  • Training course on new technologies for agricultural research: Managing biotechnology in a time of transition organized by the International Services for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) at Haikou, China. November 2 ~ 13, 1998

  • International internship program in Intellectual Property Rights: Technology Transfer, Use & Management Under GATT at Michigan State University, USA, July 18 ~ 24, 1999, with financial assistance from International Services for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR)

  • International training program on "Agricultural Research Management" at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India, March 12 ~ 31, 2001

  • SANDEE-WBI-BEEPP Regional course in Environmental Economics at BRAC center, Rajendrapur, Bangladesh, April 29 ~ May 11, 2002

  • IUFRO-SPDC/Training Courses on International Forest Related Initiatives and their Implementation in the Context of National Forest Programmes linking Research and Science with Practice Brisbane, Australia, 2 - 5 August 2005

 

EMPLOYMENT RECORDS

  • Professor - Continue August 1, 2014 Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Sri Lanka

  • Visiting Professor - December 1, 2013 until July 31, 2014 Department of Global Agricultural and Forest Sciences Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences The University of Tokyo, Japan

  • Professor - Continued March 2013 until November 31, 2013 Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Sri Lanka

  • Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, (Professor in Agricultural Economics), University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka - September 18 October, 2010 until February 2013

  • Visiting Professor - June 18 ~ September 17, 2010 School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Deakin University, Australia

  • Dean, Faculty of Agriculture & Professor, Agricultural Economics, University of Ruhuna - February 2010 until June 2010 -do-

  • JSPS Invited Fellow - Since July 1, 2007 until May 1, 2008 Department of Global Agricultural and Forest Sciences Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences The University of Tokyo, Japan -do-

  • Visiting Professor - October 2, 2006 to April 1, 2007 School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom

  • Professor - Since March 2005

  • Head of the Department - March 1999 to October 2006 Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. Sri Lanka (Employer: Vice – Chancellor)

  • Senior Lecturer - March 1996 to March 2005

  • Lecturer - Jan. 1989 to March 1996

  • Assistant Lecturer - Nov. 1982 to Jan. 1989

 

SPECIAL ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

  • Netherlands Fellowship award in 1986.

  • Tokyu Foundation Scholarship, Japan 1993

  • Commonwealth Science Council award in 2002.

  • Commonwealth Academic Fellowship in 2007

  • Japanese Society of Promotion of Sciences Invited Fellowship, Japan in 2007

  • Australian Endeavour Executive Award in 2010

  • Tokyo University Visiting Professor Award 2013

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Agriculture and Forestry Section, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science Committee Member – 1998 Secretary - 1999 Committee Member - 1998 Life Member

  • The Japanese Forest Society - Member - 1992

  • Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) President - 2009 Executive Committee Member - Since 2000

  • Japanese Graduate Alumni Association Vice President – Since 2009 Executive Committee Member - Since 1999 Life Member

  • Young Scientists Forum, National Science and Technology Commission, Sri Lanka - Committee Member

  • Global Water Partnership, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency o GWP Consulting Partners

  • International Union for Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Research Group (Agro-forestry)- Deputy Coordinators

  • IUFRO Task Force on "PR Professional for forest science" - Task Force Member

  • IUFRO Task Force on "Forest Extension and Communication" - Deputy Chairman

  • European Interreg III B NEW project : Water Retention by Land-Use, Germany - Advisor

  • Alumni Association of Commonwealth Academic Fellows, UK - Member

  • Alumni Association of Australian Endeavour Fellows, Australia - Member

 

DETAILED TASKS ASSIGNED

    Teaching responsibilities:

  • Promote undergraduate and graduate curriculum and Teaching and conduct examinations in the fields of Forest Policy, Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Management and Extension for the B.Sc. Agricultural Resource Management & Technology, B.Sc. Agribusiness Management; and M.Sc. Agricultural Economics and Resource Management, M.Sc. Agribusiness Management courses at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna.

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    Research responsibilities:

  • Conduct research programs in the fields of Forest Policy, Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Management and Extension at the university and collaboration with other national and international institutions.

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    Research Projects:

  • A research grant from “Marga Institute” Sri Lanka for the “Social forestry and socio-economics survey of two villages in Hambantota district of Sri Lanka”, in 1983.

  • Dutch Government Fellowship (the Netherlands) to read for M.Sc. degree and research on “Farmer instigate agricultural research in Sri Lanka” at Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, the Netherlands.

  • IDRC (India) grant to present the research paper on Pesticide pollution of agricultural environment and the role of FSRE in Sri Lanka” at Asian Farming Systems Research - Extension Symposium in 1990, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Contract research grant from NARESA, Colombo, Sri Lanka to conduct a research on “The status of agricultural insurance schemes in Southern Sri Lanka: A case study of the agricultural insurance schemes in the Matara district”, in 1992.

  • FASID research fellowship (Japan) to conduct field research in Sri Lanka for the Ph.D. dissertation on “Social forestry program in Sri Lanka: The multidimensional perspective, A case study in Nuwara Eliya District”, 1996.

  • Collaborative research with Forest Department on “Agro-forestry home-gardens in Kalutara district: A participatory rural appraisal (PRA)” in 1998.

  • Collaborative research of Central Bank of Sri Lanka on “The high recovery rates of “ISURU” project: The Small Farmers and Landless Credit Project in Matara District” in 1998.

  • British Colombia University regional planning program on “Education for planning in regional and community development” in 1999.

  • Southern Provincial Development Authority joint program on “The impact of the Salt Water Exclusion and Drainage (SWED) Project on paddy farming in Mattegoda yaya, Koggala” in 1999.

  • University research program for “Kitul (Caryota urens) products of the Buffer Zone of Sinharaja rain-forest in Sri Lanka: Tree Inventory, Socio-economic benefits and Sustainable Management” in 2001.

  • APN grant for presentation on “Vegetation recovery in degraded lands in Sri Lanka: Forestry and agricultural policy perspective” in Australia, in 2001.

  • CIRAD (France) grant for presentation on “Cinnamon production in Sri Lanka: trends and constraints - A case study in Matara district” in Ivory Coast, 2001

  • Forest Department joint program “Private forest plantation development in Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges” 2001.

  • UNDP collaborative research on “Vegetables under protected agriculture system in Sri Lanka: Marketing and management of marketing’ in 2002.

  • Wildlife Protection Department joint program on “Local tourists of Ruhuna (Yala) National Park: Zonal visitation, travel cost and willingness to pay” in 2002.

  • IGES, (Japan) "Trend in Forest Policy in Sri Lanka" in 2002.

  • APO grant for presentation on “Afforestation and sustainable forest management: The experiences from Sri Lanka” in Pakistan, in 2002.

  • Ministry of Finance, Sri Lanka Business Plan on “Paddy marketing in Sri Lanka: A marketing management system” in 2002.

  • NSF (Sri Lanka) commission Research Project grant for "Factors affecting the cost of production of rice in Sri Lanka: A case study" in 2003.

  • CARP Contract Research Program (Sri Lanka) "Promotion of cinnamon oil production in Southern Sri Lanka: Improvement of processing and marketing" in 2003

  • Ministry of Plan Implementation research grant for “Feasibility study, Project Plan and Action Plan on "Midigama Model Fruit Village" in 2003.

  • Wildlife Protection Department joint program on Eco-tourism in ruhuna (yala) national park in Sri Lanka: Visitation, carrying capacity and willingness to pay” Canada, 2003.

  • USDA forest Services fund for presentation on Success story in public relations of forest sciences: The media experiences in Sri Lanka in USA, 2004.

  • Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources funded research program on Impact assessment of changing rainfall pattern on rain fed paddy cultivation, 2004.

  • Ceylon Cold Stores (Elephant House) and Kandurata Development Bank collaborative research project on Supply Chain Management of Ginger, 2005

  • Tokyo University and Ruhuna University: Joint research project funded by Center of Excellence in Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 2006

  • Commonwealth Academic Fellowship to work as a Visiting Professor at University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom and conducted research on “Riparian Forest management in Wales” in 2006

  • Japanese Society of Promotion of Sciences Invited Fellowship to work as an Invited Fellow at the University of Tokyo, Japan on “Community Forest Management and Iriai (Indigenous system) forest management in Nagano Prefecture, Japan” in 2007

  • Funds from University of Tokyo to conduct a research project on “Transformation of shifting cultivation to farmer woodlots in Sri Lanka”, in 2008

  • Technical innovations and rural development: Dynamics and new perspectives in agricultural sector in Sri Lanka, funded by Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2008

  • Community-based peri-urban forest restoration programme in Sri Lanka, conducted jointly with Forest Department, Sri Lanka in 2010.

  • Climatic Change and Forest Fires. Conducted at Deakin University, Australia. Funded by Endeavour Executive Award, Government of Australia in 2010.

  • Popularization of African Mahogany in Sri Lanka, conducted jointly with Forest Department, Sri Lanka in 2012.

  • Participatory forest management for climate change adaptation in Asian countries; at the Tokyo University, Japan in 2013-2014.

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    Extension responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach programs, participate in regional, national and international meetings seminars, conferences, symposia etc. Provide consultancy services to the other universities, research organizations and other non-government and private organizations

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    Other responsibilities:

  • Committee Member, Editorial Board of the International Journal ‘Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension”

  • Committee Member, Agricultural Advisory Committee of the Asia Productivity Organization, Sri Lanka

  • Committee Member, Technical / Advisory Working Committee for Extension and Training, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka

  • Committee Member, Inter universities and departmental committee on agricultural policy studies

  • Member, Advisory Committee, Plantation sector, Southern Development Authority, Matara, Sri Lanka

  • Executive Committee Member, Midigama Model Fruit Village Project, Ministry of Plan Implementation, Sri Lanka

  • Member, National Committee of Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy

  • Peer Reviewer USDA’s National Research Initiative Competitive Grant Program, USDA/CSREES/NRICGP, Wasington, USA

  • Member, National Expert Committee on Bio-diversity of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

  • Member, Thematic Committee on Rural sector Development, National Science Foundation

  • Member, Enterprise Development Project, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Land & Irrigation

  • University coordinator, EU-Asia Pro Eco 11B, Post-Tsunami Program, British Council, Sri Lanka

RESEARCH ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

 

De Zoysa, M (1991), Integrated extension management in agriculture towards small farmers in Sri Lanka, Journal of Sri Lanka Agriculture Extension, Volume 1, 1991, 23 ~31 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1995), Social forestry in Sri Lanka: An economic appraisal - A case study in Nuwara Eliya district. The Japanese Forestry Society, No. 106, October 1995. 82 - 96 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1995), Social forestry program in farmers perspective: An impact assessment. Review of Forest Culture, vol. 16, Dec. 1995, Tokyo, Japan. 50 - 69 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Fernando, C. (2003) Promotion of corporate governance for sustainable forest development in Sri Lanka. Journal of Forestry and Environment vol 3 (2), 2003. 32 - 41 pages

 

De Zoysa, M (2004) Transformation of agroforestry in home-gardens in Sri lanka: past, present and future, Journal of Forestry Research, 10, 443–452.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2004), Midigama model fruit village in Sri Lanka: Assessing and meeting the technology and training needs. the International Journal of Acta Horticulture, Special Volume, 2004. 68 - 76 pages

 

De Zoysa, M and Wickramaratne, M. A. P. D. P. (2005) Green productivity: An approach for sustainable development of agroforestry in Sri Lanka. Journal of Forestry and Environment, vol 5 (1) 2005. 23 - 32 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2008), Community Forest Management in Sri Lanka: The Role of Forest Governance; International Journal of Social Forestry; vol. 1, No.1, January ~ June, 2008

 

De Zoysa, M. (2008); Casuarina coastal forest shelterbelts in Hambantota city, Sri Lanka: assessment of impacts; Small-scale Forestry (2008) 7: 17 ~ 27

 

De Zoysa, Mangala and Inoue, Makoto (2008), forest governance and community based forest management in Sri Lanka: Past, present and future perspectives International Journal of Social Forestry, Volume 1, Number 1, June 2008

 

De Zoysa, M. (2011), Depletion of tropical forest resources, prevention strategies, remaining challenges and implications for action. Journal of Forest Planning 16:79-86 (2011).

 

De Zoysa, M., Inoue, M., Yamashita, U. and Okuda, H. (2013), Collective forest management system in Japan: A Case Study in Osawa Property Ward Forest. Journal of Forest Science, Vol. 29, No. 1 pp 58-70, February, 2013

 

Nath, T. K., Inoue, M., and De Zoysa, M. (2013), Small-Scale Rubber Planting for Enhancement of People’s Livelihood: A Comparative Study in Three South Asian Countries. Society & Natural Resources. 0:1-16 April 2013

 

De Zoysa, M., Inoue, M., Climate Change Impacts, Agroforestry Adaptation and Policy Environment in Sri Lanka, Open Journal of Forestry, 2014, 4, 439-456 Published Online October 2014 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojf http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojf.2014.45049

 

BOOK (AS AUTHOR OR EDITOR)

 

Dissanayake A. B., Dharmasena, K.H., De Zoysa, M., (Edi.) Social forestry and socio-economic status in Hambantota district of Sri Lanka, 1983, Marga Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 185 pages

 

De Zoysa, M, (Edi.) Farmer instigated agricultural research in Sri Lanka, 1988, Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen, the Netherlands. 138 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Amarasighe, O., (Edi.) The status of agricultural insurance schemes in Southern Sri Lanka, 1992, NARESA, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 86 pages

 

De Zoysa, M., Social forestry program in Sri Lanka: The multidimensional perspective, A case study in Nuwara Eliya District, 1996, Ph.D. dissertation, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. 205 pages

 

De Zoysa, M, (Edi.) "Midigama Adharsha Palathurugama: A Model Fruit Village", Sri Lanka. Ministry of Plan Implementation, 2001 (149 pages)

 

De Zoysa, M, and Kularatne, H. D. (Edi.) "Factors affecting the cost of production of rice in Sri Lanka” National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka 2002 (105 pages)

 

De Zoysa, M, (Edi.) “Promotion of cinnamon oil production in Southern Sri Lanka: Improvement of processing and marketing", Council for Agricultural Research Policy, 2003 (164 pages)

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOK

 

Maulana, S. R. and De Zoysa, M.; Marketing of fruits and vegetables by social mobilization federation in Sri Lanka: The management of marketing mix. (Ed) Vedini, K. H. "Agricultural marketing: Interventions & Innovations, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, India, 2000. Pp. 371 ~ 382.

 

De Zoysa, M., Professionalism in science: Young scientist’s perspective. (Edi). Dr. M. C. N. Jayasurira, Professionalism and scientific community in Sri Lanka. National Science and Technology Commission, Sri Lanka. 2001.

 

De Zoysa, M., A review of forest policy trends in Sri Lanka; Policy Trends Report – 2001. (Edi) Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Forest Conservation Project, Japan. Pp. 57 ~ 68

 

De Zoysa, M. and Makoto Inoue, M. (2008), Forestry extension for sustainable community forest management in Sri Lanka: Prevailing opportunities, remaining challenges, and possible resolutions; in (Edi) G.K.M. Smith and L.J. Buse, Evolving challenges and changing expectations for forestry extension and technology transfer: Meeting the needs of people and forests around the globe; Forest Research Information Paper No. 172, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario Canada

 

De Zoysa, M. and De Silva, N. (2008), Technical innovations and rural development: Dynamics and new perspectives in agricultural sector in Sri Lanka in (edi) Henagedara, M. (2008), Rural development in Sri Lanka: Dynamics and perspectives; Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Kulbhushan, B., Inoue, M., Nath, T. M. and De Zoysa, M. (2011), How Social is Socially Oriented Forest Tenure and Land Use Change in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka?; Working Paper Series WPS 166, Oct/2011, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

De Zoysa, M., Lakmi Saubhagya, and Makoto Inoue, M. (2015), Sri Lanka: Forest Governance of Community-based Forest Management in (edi) Inoue, M. and Shivakoti, G. P. (2015), Multi-level Forest Governance in Asia Concepts, Challenges and the Way Forward. The University of Tokyo, Tokyo. SAGE Publications Ltd

 

KEYNOTE / INVITED / INTRODUCTION SPEECHES

 

De Zoysa, M. (2005) Sanitary & phytosanitary (sps) measures and liberalization of agricultural trade: Challenges and strategies for developing countries. Resource Paper at International Workshop on Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary Measures in the wake of Trade Liberalization: Challenges to Agriculture in Developing Countries, University of Arid Agricultur, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, January 12 ~ 15, 2005

 

De Zoysa, M. (2009), Depletion of Tropical Forest Resources and Prevention Strategies: Challenges and Implications for Action; An Invited paper, proceedings, international symposium on “Multipurpose forest management: Strategies for sustainability in a climate change era”; Niigata, Japan, September 20 – 25, 2009

 

De Zoysa, M. (2012), Climate Change Impacts, Farm Forestry Adaptation and Management Strategies, Introductory Speech, the “ForeStClim Final conference”, The Mersey Forest, Warrington, United Kingdom, 13 ~ 16 November 2012.

 

REFEREED PROCEEDINGS INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA

 

De Zoysa, M. (1990), Pesticide pollution of agricultural environment and the role of FSRE in Sri Lanka. Proceedings on Asian Farming Systems Research - Extension Symposium - November 19 - 22, 1990, Bangkok, Thailand. 25 - 35 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. (1991), An analysis of social forest system in Southern Sri Lanka. proceedings on International symposium on Integrated forest management information systems, Oct. 13 - 18, 1991, Tsukuba, Japan. 34 - 50 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1994), Social forestry and participatory management. An experiences from Sri Lanka; proceedings International workshop on Sustainable forest management, Oct. 17 - 27, 1994, Hokkaido, Japan. 51 - 64 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1996), Factors affecting the success of agro-forestry program: the farmers perspective, proceedings International meeting on Resource inventory techniques to support agro-forestry and environment, October 1 -3 , 1996, Chandigarh, India. Pp. 31 ~ 41

 

De Zoysa, M. (1998); Winners and Losers of Kirindi Oya Social Forestry Programme: Present Status and Future Prospects. Proceedings, International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Weetwood Hall, Leeds. The UK. 3rd - 4th April 1998 Pp. 73 ~ 77

 

De Zoysa, M. (2000); Community wood-lot development program of Kirindi Oya irrigation and settlement project: Farmers' perception, communication gap and research needs. Proceedings, International symposium “Tropical forestry research: Challenges in the new millennium, Peechi, India, August 2 ~ 4, 2000. Pp. 223 ~ 229.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2001), Kitul (Caryota urens) products of the Buffer Zone of Sinhe Raja rain-forest in Sri Lanka: Tree Inventory, Socio-economic benefits and Sustainable Management; proceedings An International Seminar on "Forest Meets the Public", Ruttihubelbad, Switzerland, October 8 ~ 11, 2001 Pp. 329 ~ 337

 

De Zoysa, M. (2001); Vegetation recovery in degraded lands in Sri Lanka: Forestry and agricultural policy perspective; proceedings Asia Pacific Capacity Building Workshop “Vegetation Recovery in Degraded Land Areas” at Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. 27 October ~ 3 November, 2001 Pp. 227 ~ 238

 

De Zoysa, M. (2001); Cinnamon production in Sri Lanka: trends and constraints - A case study in Matara district; proceedings of International conference on "The future of perennial crops: Investment and sustainability in the humid tropics" at Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, November 5 ~ 9, 2001 Pp 48~59

 

De Zoysa, M., Ariyadasa, K. P., and De Silva, Y. Y. K. (2002), Private forest plantation development in Sri Lanka: Issues and Challenges; Proceedings the international workshop on "Forest science and forest policy in the Asian-Pacific Region: Building bridges to a sustainable future" Chennai, India; July 16 ~ 19, 2002. Pp 124~ 136

 

De Zoysa, M. (2002) Eucalyptus trees in homegardens in Sri Lanka: Tree densities, economic contribution and social attitude. Proceedings international symposium in "The Black Forest 2002 on contributions of family-farm enterprises to sustainable rural development. Gengenbach, Germany, July 28 ~ August 1, 2002. Pp. 293 ~309.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2002) Afforestation and sustainable forest management: The experiences from Sri Lanka. Proceedings Asian Productivity Organization Seminar on “Afforestation and sustainable forest management. Faisalabad, Pakistan, December 16 ~ 21, 2002. Pp 64 ~77.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2004) Success story in public relations of forest sciences: The media experiences in Sri Lanka; IUFRO Task Force on Public Relation Professionals in Forest Sciences 2nd Meeting, February 5 ~ 8 2004, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, USA. Pp 29~43

 

Jayaweera, J. M. U. L., De Zoysa, M., and Kariyawasam, D. (2004) Uma-Oya Upper Watershed Management Project in Sri Lanka: The Impacts at Household Level; Proceedings International symposium on “Human Dimensions of Family and Farm Forestry - Small-scale Forestry”, Pullman, Washington, USA. Mar 29 - Apr 1 2004

 

De Zoysa, M. (2004), Sustainable development of forest resources in Sri Lanka: a village-based approach; Proceedings International conference on “Meeting the challenge: Silvicultural Research in a Changing World” Montpellier, France, June 14-18, 2004. Pp. 22 ~ 24

 

Pavithra, B. H. K. W., and De Zoysa, M (2005); The Supply Chain Management of Ginger: A Case Study in Sri Lanka. Proceedings ISHS Supply Chain Management Symposium Improving the performance of supply chains in the transitional economies, Chiang Mai, Thailand. July 19 ~23, 2005. Pp 94~108

 

Wickramaratne, M. A. P. D. P and De Zoysa, M (2006) Improvement of riparian forest buffers in watershed management in Sri Lanka: Issues and options. Proceedings International Conference: Forest and Water in a Changing Environment, Beijing, China, 8 ~ 10, August 2006. Pp 82~96

 

De Zoysa, M (2006) Urban horticulture in Matara city of Sri Lanka: A case study. Proceedings 27th International Horticultural Congress (IHC 2006), Seoul, Korea, 13 ~ 19, August, 2006. Pp 102~113

 

De Zoysa, M and Wickramaratne, M. A. P. D. P. (2006) Constituents and performance of peri-urban supply chain of indigenous vegetables: a case study in Sri Lanka. Proceedings, First international conference on indigenous vegetables and legumes, Hyderabad, India. 12 ~ 15 December, 2006. Pp 151~164

 

Somapala, N. K. N. P. and De Zoysa, M. (2007); Magampura Agro-Technology and Community Service Centre and Transfer of Tissue Culture Technology: A Case Study in Sri Lanka; Proceedings 15th Conference on Agricultural Work Science, Vienna, Austria, March 5-6, 2007. Pp 98~116

 

De Zoysa, M. (2007); Casuarina coastal forest shelterbelts in Hambantota city, Sri Lanka: assessment of impacts; Proceedings: International Conference on "Improving Triple Bottom Line Returns from Small-scale Forestry" in Leyte, Philippines, 17 ~ 21 June 2007. Pp 124~133

 

De Zoysa, M., McDonald, M. and Price, C. (2007), Sustainable Management of Riparian Woodlands: The Environmental Attributes and Institutional Perspectives; Proceedings: The international scientific conference on “Integrated Catchment Management for Hazard Mitigation", Trier, Germany. 24-26 September 2007. Pp 178~189

 

De Zoysa, M., McDonald, M. and Price, C. (2007), Management of Riparian Woodlands: The Experiences from Wales, the UK; Proceedings: The international scientific conference on “Integrated Catchment Management for Hazard Mitigation", Trier, Germany. 24-26 September 2007. Pp 203~216

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2008), Forestry extension for sustainable community forest management in Sri Lanka: Prevailing opportunities, remaining challenges and possible resolutions; Proceedings, Extension and technology transfer symposium Canada 2008; Ottawa, Canada; 21 - 26 September, 2008

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M (2009), Farmer woodlots development in Sri Lanka: Gains, losses and remedies; Proceedings Small Scale Forestry Symposium; Morgantown, West Virginia, USA, June 7-11, 2009. Pp 82~94

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (20010), “Iriai” Traditional Management of Village Common Forest Resources in Japan: Transformation and Sustainability. Proceedings, International Conference Small Scale Forestry in a Changing World: Opportunities and Challenges and the Role of Extension and Technology Transfer, Bled, Slovenia, 06 – 12 June 2010. Pp 144~156

 

De Zoysa, M. (2011), Rediscovering traditional wood-based handicraft industries in Sri Lanka: promotion of cultural heritage, improvement of rural livelihood and expansion of exports; proceedings: “International Conference on the Art and Joy of Wood, Bangalore, India October 19 ~ 22, 2011. Pp 122~136

 

REFEREED PROCEEDINGS NATIONAL SYMPOSIA

 

De Zoysa, M (1991), Integrated extension management in agriculture towards small farmers in Sri Lanka, proceedings SLAEA Annual sessions, March 28, 1991, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pp 38~51

 

De Zoysa, M. (1999); Integrated rural development programs: A strategy for regional and community planning; proceedings, Workshop “Education for planning in regional and community development” Habaraduwa, Sri Lanka, April 28 ~ 30, 1999. Pp. 45 ~ 52.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2000) Movement of agriculture labors in Matara district: Lessons for regional planning. Proceeding, The second workshop on education for planning in regional and community development, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka, September 7 ~ 9, 2000. Pp. 206 ~ 220.

 

De Zoysa, M., and Kularatne, H. D. (2003) Technology gaps affecting sustainable rice farming: A case study in Matara district of Sri Lanka. Proceedings Symposium on “Technologies for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Agriculture” in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 19th ~ 24th November, 2003. Pp 112~124

 

De Zoysa, M. (2004), Processing and marketing of cinnamon oil in Sri Lanka: Present status and improvement needs. Proceedings CARP competitive contact research grants program, Colombo, Sri Lanka October, 2004. Pp. 17 ~ 40

 

De Silva, K.N.N. and De Zoysa, M. (2008), Human Resource Development in Agricultural Organizations: The Agricultural Graduates’ Point of View; Proceedings: Sri Lanka Agricultural Economic Association (SAEA), Second Annual Research Forum, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 03rd October, 2008. Pp 69~78

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1994), Forestry in Sri Lanka: A third world survival struggle. proceedings International symposium o n Growth and yield of tropical forests, Sept. 26 - Oct. 1, 1994, Tokyo, Japan. 46 - 62 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1995), Social forestry in Sri Lanka: An economic appraisal - A case study in Nuwara Eliya district. The Japanese Forestry Society, No. 106, October 1995. 82 - 96 pages

 

De Zoysa, M. and Nagata, S. (1997); Nuwara Eliya social forestry program and the clientele: Perceptions and functional disparities. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences; Matara, Sri Lanka. Dec. 11, 1997.

 

De Zoysa, M. (1997); Agroforestry systems in Sri Lanka: A sustainable resource management approach. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Forestry Symposium; Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, December 13 –15, 1997.

 

De Zoysa, M. (1998); The cinnamon growers in Matara district: Problems and prospects; Proceedings, Workshop on “Revitalization of cinnamon industry in Sri Lanka: Constraints and remedies”, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences; Matara, Sri Lanka. 28th July, 1998 Pp. 100 ~ 117

 

Wijayaratne, L. K. W. and De Zoysa, M. (1998); Socio-economic achievements of the Lunugamvehera Irrigation Settlement in Sri Lanka; Proceedings, National conference on “Status and future directions of water research in Sri Lanka”, International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 4 ~ 6 November, 1998.

 

Gunawardena, K. G. S, Sathurusighe, A. and De Zoysa, M. (1998); Agro-forestry home-gardens in Kalutara district: A participatory rural appraisal (PRA), proceedings: Forestry and Environment Symposium – 1998, Beruwala, Sri Lanka, 3 ~ 4 December 1998.

 

Deepani, N. G. R. and De Zoysa, M. (1998); The high recovery rates of “ISURU” project: The Small Farmers and Landless Credit Project in Matara District; proceedings, Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Sciences; Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dec. 16 ~ 19, 1998

 

Ruvini, A. H. P. and De Zoysa, M. (1999); The impact of the Salt Water Exclusion and Drainage (SWED) Project on paddy farming in Mattegoda yaya, Koggala. Proceedings: Annual Congress of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Open University, Nawala, Sri Lanka Nov. 1999

 

Abewickrama, L. M. and De Zoysa, M. (1999); Management of Economic Life Cycle of High Shade Trees in Tea Small Holdings in Matara District: An Economatrix Model; Proceedings: Forestry and Environment Symposium – 1999, Sri Lanka, 8 ~ 9 December 1999.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2001), Commercial forest plantation development: Some management strategies; proceeding, Seventh Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium - 2000, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka, December 21 ~22, 2001.

 

M. C. D. De Silva, F. Aberatne and De Zoysa, M. (2002) Vegetables under protected agriculture system in Sri Lanka: Marketing and management of marketing. Proceedings 58th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2 ~ 7, 2002.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2002) Public relations (PR) in forest management: Concepts and strategies for Sri Lanka. Proceedings Eight Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium - 2002, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 13 ~ 14, 2002. Pp. 9

 

U. M. I. R. K. Weerasinghe, D. Kariyawasm and De Zoysa, M., (2002) Local tourists of Ruhuna (Yala) National Park: Zonal visitation, travel cost and willingness to pay. Proceedings Eight Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium - 2002, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 14 ~ 15, 2002.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Fernando, C. (2003) Promotion of corporate governance for sustainable forest development in Sri Lanka. Proceedings Ninth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium - 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 27 ~ 28, 2003.

 

Weerasinghe, U. M. I. R. K., Kariyawasm, D and De Zoysa, M. (2003) Eco-tourism in ruhuna (yala) national park in Sri Lanka: Visitation, carrying capacity and willingness to pay Proceedings XII World Forest Congress Quebec, Canada, September 21 ~ 28, 2003. Pp 184~197

 

Pothupitiya, C., De Zoysa, M. and Gunathilake, J (2004), Growing Gliricidia under coconut for generation of dendro-thermal power in Sri Lanka: Costs, benefits and adoption, Proceedings of 1st World Congress of Agro-forestry, University of Florida, USA, June 27 ~ July 2, 2004

 

Nishantha, U. D. M. and De Zoysa, M. (2004), The trend of agriculture tractor market and utilization in Sri Lanka, Proceedings 60th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 17 ~ 22, 2004.

 

Perera, N, Weligamage, P. and De Zoysa, M. (2004), Farm and resource use characteristics and profitability of rain-fed paddy farming in an urbanized wet zone area of Sri Lanka. Proceedings 60th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 17 ~ 22, 2004.

 

Bandula, H. D. A. C., De Silva Y. Y. K. D. and De Zoysa, M. (2004), Impact of changing rainfall pattern on rain fed paddy cultivation: Case study at Kamburupitiya. Proceedings 60th Annual Session, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 17 ~ 22, 2004.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2005) Riverain Forest Restoration In Nilvala River Bank: A Riparian Urban Forestry In Matara City of Sri Lanka. Proceedings IUFRO Symposium - Small-Scale Forestry In A Changing Environment May 30 ~ June 4, 2005 Vilnius, Lithuania.

 

De Zoysa, M (2005) Transformation of agroforestry in home-gardens in Sri lanka: past, present and future. Proceedings XXII IUFRO World Congress – 2005, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center, Queensland, Australia, 8 ~ 13 August 2005.

 

De Zoysa, M and Wickramaratne, M. A. P. D. P. (2005) Green productivity: An approach for sustainable development of agroforestry in Sri Lanka. Proceedings Tenth Annual Forestry and Environment Symposium - 2005, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2 ~ 3, December 2005.

 

De Zoysa, M. (2006); Cinnamon a Multipurpose Tree in Sri Lanka: Contribution to culture, economy, environment and society; Proceedings the Second International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability Hanoi and Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, 9-12 January, 2006

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2007), Community Forest Management in Sri Lanka: Concepts and Practices; Proceedings of International Symposium on “Forest Stewardship and Community Empowerment: Local Commons in Global Context. Kyoto, Japan, Oct 11 ~ 12, 2007.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2008), Transformation of shifting cultivation to farmer woodlots in Sri Lanka: Challenge on rights, practices and benefits. Proceedings; Symposium on “Small-scale Rural Forest Use and Management: Global Policies versus Local Knowledge. Gérardmer, France, 23-27 June 2008

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2008), Governance and community-based forest management in Sri Lanka: Past experiences and future implications Proceedings, The 119th Annual Congress of Japanese Forest Society at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Engineering on 27th and 28th March 2008.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2009), Revitalization of “Iriai” Forests in Japan: Changed Strategies, Current Threats and Prevailing Issues; Proceedings XIII World Forest Congress 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 18-25 October 2009

 

De Zoysa, M. (2010), Community-based peri-urban forest restoration programme: A case study in Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka. Proceedings: 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC 2010); 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference, Edinburgh, UK. 28 June - 2 July 2010.

 

Nath, T. K., Inoue1, M. and De Zoysa, M. (2010), Rubber planting for forest rehabilitation and enhancement of community Livelihood: A comparative study in three south Asian countries Proceedings: 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC 2010); 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference, Edinburgh, UK. 28 June - 2 July 2010.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2010), Compatibility of Indigenous practices in Sustainability of Community Forest Management System in Japan: A Case Study in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Proceedings XXIII IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Forest Congress, Seoul, Korea; August 23 ~ 28, 2010.

 

De Zoysa, M. and Herath, G. (2010), Climatic Change and Forest Fires: Theories, Experiences and Management Strategies. Proceedings "European Forestry - Fit for Climate Change? INTERREG IV B NWE ForeStClim Mid-term conference in Nancy, France, 21-22 Sept 2010.

 

Kulbhushan, B., Inoue, M., Nath, T. M. and De Zoysa, M. (2011), How Social is Socially Oriented Forest Tenure and Land Use Change in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka?; Working Paper Series WPS 166, Oct/2011, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

De Zoysa, M and Lakmi Saubhagya, L. (2011), Community-based forest management and forest governance in Sri Lanka: formal recognition, devolution of authority and setting prototype design guidelines; Proceedings: International Workshop “Variations in policies for governance and management of community forestry: Bridging multi-level outcomes in Asia” University of Tokyo, Japan, October 13 ~ 14, 2011

 

De Zoysa, M. (2012), Natural regeneration of degraded forestlands in Sri Lanka: Merits, limiting factors and assisted strategies; Proceedings International Conference, “Planet Under Pressure 2012 – New Knowledge Towards Solution”, Excel Centre, London, United Kingdom, 26 ~ 29 March 2012

 

De Zoysa, M. (2012), Popularization of African Mahogany in Sri Lanka: Cultivation, Management and Marketing. Proceedings: First IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 25-29 June, 2012

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2014), Climate Change and Agroforestry Management in Sri Lanka: Adverse Impacts, Adaptation Strategies and Policy Implications; Proceedings, World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 (WCA2014), Delhi, India 10-14 February 2014

 

De Zoysa, M. and Inoue, M. (2014), Third International Conference 2014“Challenges of Development in the 21st Century: Asian Perspectives” at International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan, 31 May and 01 June, 2014

 

De Zoysa, M., Inoue, and Kalansooriya, N. (2014), Farmers Woodlots Management and Sustainable Livelihood Development: A Case Study in Southern Sri Lanka; Proceedings: XXIV IUFRO World Congress Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 5-11 October 2014

 

OTHER COMMUNICATIONS

 

IUFRO Kick-Off-Meeting on "PR Professional for forest science", in Zurich, Switzerland, during May 12 ~ 15, 2002.

 

Second workshop to discuss research on “Regeneration of vegetation in degraded lands in Asia- Pacific region” by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change, Kobe, Japan, November 26 ~ 28, 2002.

 

UNFF Intersessional Experts Meeting on the Role of Planted Forests, New Zealand during 24 ~ 30 March, 2003.

 

International Conference on Inter-university post-graduate education in social water management. Kerala, India, 13 ~ 17 October, 2004.

 

Visit for UK – Sri Lanka Partnership Program, funded by British Council, Department of Business Management, Writtle College, University of Essex, Chemsford, UK, 21 February ~ 5 March, 2006.

 

Closing workshop “Results and exchange of experiences” of European Interreg III B NEW project: Water Retention by Land-Use; University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 13 ~ 14 November 2006.

 

Attend Reunion Meeting of former students in Japan, Organized by Foreign Ministry of Japan, Tokyo Prince Hotel, Tokyo Japan, February 21 ~ 27, 2010

 

Attended Consultative Workshop of the ICRAF (World Agro-forestry Center) held at Dhaka, Bangladesh during January 30 and 31, 2013.

 

Forest Policy, Agricultural Marketing and Management