Mrs. KN Nadeeshani De Silva

BSc Agric, MSc

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 

Fax

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+94 41 22 92 385

E-mail

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nadee@agecon.ruh.ac.lk

nadeeds@gmail.com

   

FULL NAME

Kodikarage Nirosha Nadeeshani De Silva

 

PERSONAL

Born June 10, 1980

Married

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

English and Sinhala

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Upali Wiewardhana Memorial Gold Medal awarded by the Upali Foundation to the graduate who passed all the examination leading to the Degree of B. Sc. of the science of Agriculture and obtained the highest aggregate marks in the year 2007

  • 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

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • At present, reading for Master Degree in Agribusiness management at University of Ruhuna

  • B.Sc in Agriculture with First Class (Honors) - Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka (2004-2007)

 

RESEARCH

  • Final year research on Management of Human Resources in private and public organizations. The Agriculture \Graduates perspectives. Supervised by professor Mangala de Zoysa and Dr.R.M.W.Amaradasa. 2006

  • Third year research on Elephant human conflict as a case study in Udawalawa area. Supervised by Professor Mangala de Zoysa. 2005

  • Research on Evaluation of health and safety issues at KaluGanga Water Supply Project. Supervised by staff of the institute of Personnel management (IPM) .2006

  • Research on Effect of management practices on the organizational performance: a case study of multipurpose cooperative shop (MPCS) in Kamburupitiya. Supervised by Mr. R.M.Ratnayake.2008

  • Research on An analysis of present market potential and develop the business marketing strategy of the Yoghurt: A case study on Lucky Lanka Dairies (Pvt) Ltd. Supervised by Dr.Achini De Silva.2008

  • Research on best practices for success. Case study on Nippolac Group company (Pvt Limited). Supervised by Mrs. K.D.N. Kodikara.2008

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

  • Life member of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA)

  • Member of Youth Nuclear Society of Sri Lanka(YNSS)

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

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PARTICIPATING IN TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

  • Actively participated for conducting training programme for final year students on Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) techniques by Department of Agric. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, and University of Ruhuna with collaboration of Hadabima Authority in Kandy district in 2007, November

  • Actively participated as facilitator of the PRA Programme Conducted by housing project with collbaration of Department of Agriculture in Trincomalee in 2008, January

  • Actively participated as facilitator of the PRA Programme Conducted by Department of Agriculture and extension in Hambantota and Matara in 2008, January

  •  Served as a facilitator at Workshop for final year students on UNDP ART Gold program conducted by the Department of Agric. Economics with UNDP organization. 2008

  • Participated at Workshop for Entrepreneurs on ICT based Agribusiness Management Conducted by the Department of Agric. Economics with University of Eccexe, UK.2006

  • Successfully complete the seven days training program on PRA conducted by PALM organization in Ampara with collaboration of Mercy Corps International non government organization.2006

  • Participated for the three days training program on Development with Disabled conducted by CAMID international non government organization with collaboration with Action Aid organization.2006

  • Participated for the two days training programme on Mediations and Consensus Building conducted by Mercy corps organizations.2007

  • Participated for the one day training programme on conflict mapping conducted by Mercy corps organizations.2007

  • Participated for the two days training programme on open house exercise for the community development conducted by Mercy corps organizations.2007

  • Actively participated for the four days training course on training for trainers (Adult education) conducted by Mr. Wimal Rathnayake.2007

  • Contributed to the following work shops/awareness programmes /training programmes conducted by the Mercy Corps organization for their partner organizations and community members. PRA programmes, Proposal writing and feasibility studies, Book keeping and record keeping, Procurement training , Conflict management , Mediation and consensus building and open house exercises

PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES

 

De Silva, K.N.N; De Zoysa, M, 2008, Rural Development in Sri Lanka: Dynamics & Perspectives, ] edited By Henegedara G, B., Technological Innovations and Rural Development: Dynamics and New Perspectives in Agricultural Sector in Sri Lanka? papers presented at workshop on rural development, Agriculture policy and project evaluation Division, Hector Kobbakaduwa Agrarian Research and training institute. Colombo , Sri Lanka. October.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

De Silva, K.N.N; De Zoysa, M.; and Amaradasa, R.M.W. 2007. Management of Human Resources in private and public organizations. The Agriculture Graduates perspectives; proceeding 8th Annual research session, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka, April.

 

De Silva, K.N.N; De Zoysa, M.; and Amaradasa, R.M.W. 2007. Importance of Motivations as key indicator for efficiency: The agricultural graduate's perspective proceeding, 63rd annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Dec.

 

De Silva, K.N.N; De Zoysa, M.; and Amaradasa, R.M.W. 2008, Human Resource Development in Agricultural Organizations: The Agricultural Graduates Point of View - proceeding, 2nd Annual session research Forum, Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, October.

 

De Silva, K.N.N; Mahinda Wijeratne. 2008. Agricultural extension programme development : use of participatory rural appraisal techniques proceeding, 64th annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS), Dec.

 

MONOGRAPHS

 

Wijeratne, M. and De Silva, K.N.N. 2007. Agricultural Extension programme development: Use of Participatory Rural Appraisal Techniques. PRA training programme, Pitigoda Village- Hunnasgiriya, Sri Lanka a HADABIMA- University of Ruhuna Collaboration. September.

Human resource management, Agric. Business Management, Rural development