FULL NAME

Dilanthi Nadeeka Koralagama

 

PERSONAL

28th November 1980

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

Sinhala and English

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Won the gold medal for being the student with highest aggregate marks for all the exams in B. Sc Agriculture 2000/2001 batch at the convocation of University of Ruhuna, 2006.

  • Won the gold medal for being the student with highest marks for final year with a first class in B. Sc Agriculture 2000/2001 batch at the convocation of University of Ruhuna, 2006.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • University of Ruhuna. (2001-2005) B.Sc. (Agriculture) special degree with First Class Honors Specialized in Agricultural Economics (English medium)

  • Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo 04 I had good results in GCE Advanced Level (1999). I had Eight Distinctions for GCE Ordinary Level (1996).

  • Accounting Charted Institute of Management Accountant, UK, Stage I and II in 2000

 

FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

  • July 2008: Served as a volunteer for the Fourteenth Biennial conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET), Nha Trang, VietNam; July 19 - 25, 2008.

  • Sep 2007, March 2008 : Conducted lectures on English and communication skills for students of Economics Faculty, University of Nha Trang, Vietnam; funded by NORAD.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lecturer (2007 to date) Department of Agric. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna,Sri Lanka Courses : Fisheries Economics, Development Economics, Marketing, and Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques.

  • Visiting Lecturer (2009) Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine sciences and technology, University of Ruhuna Courses : Fisheries Economics and Management and Aquaculture Economics .

  • Assistant Lecturer (2006 - 2007) Department of Agric. Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna,Sri Lanka Responsibilities : Research activities, tutotials and assignments, and Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques

  • Trainer / Facilitator (2006 to date) I have handful of experience as a trainer and facilitator of Participatory Rural Appraisal Programmes for rural communities (farmers and fishers) and Agricultural officers.

  • Team Leader /Field Enumerator (March 2006 - April 2006 and Oct 2005 - Nov 2005) Policy Development Consultants (Pvt). Ltd., Colombo .

  • I extended my service on Tsunami Beneficiary Assessment project conducted by Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2007 onward Life member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)

 

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