Welcome to the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka was initially established at Rahangala in 1995 and was shifted to the main premises at Belihuloya in 2001. Faculty offers B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences and Management, a four year degree which provides specializations in Agribusiness Management, Commercial Horticulture, Plantation Management and Livestock Production.
Agrifac farm stay
Agrifac Farm Stay is nested in the Belihuloya Ranges, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka."Our hospitality is truly exceptional. Our cuisine is superb" Managed by the Department of Agribusiness Management of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Intensive programme for new intake- 2017/18 academic year - Faculty of Agricultural sciences
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is conducting an intensive programme for the new students’ intake 2017/18 with the collaboration of all three departments of faculty. The sessions organized by the Department of Agribusiness Management with related to the programme were designed by the academic staff under the supervision of Prof. D.A.M. De Silva, the head of department.
An awareness programme for Industry Stakeholders
An awareness programme was held on 5th March 2019, at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences to make aware the industry expertise on Programme Review (PR) and Self Evaluation Report (SER) writing process of the Faculty. A total of six (06) industry stakeholders representing New Aquaculture Development Centre-Udawalawa, Chello Dairy Products (Pvt) Ltd. Godakawela, Sabaragamuwa Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Ratnapura, Amazon Trading (Pvt) Ltd. Colombo, In-service Training Institute-Balangoda and Department of Agriculture, Sabaragamuwa Province participated to this programme.
'International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education’-INQAAHE-2019
INQAAHE (International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education) 15th Biennial Conference 2019 was held at BMICH-Colombo, Sri Lanka from 25th -27th March 2019.’Quality assurance, qualifications, and recognition; Fostering trust in a globalized world’ was the conference theme for year 2019. The conference was hosted by the UGC-Sri Lanka. INQAAHE has been launched keeping the prime objective as to establish and build on trust in tertiary education. INQAAHE was also managed to establish a global enhancement platform for the quality assurance expertise and to share their achievements, novel findings, and approaches with their international peers.
Visit of JICA Team – Fact Finding Mission/Agriculture Data Collection
By the invitation of Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture sciences, there were three member team lead by Ms.Tamura Tomoko from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has visited and have cordial discussions with Dean of the Faculty Dr. Manjula PS Magamage and other Faculty on 6th March 2019 from 10.00- 12.00 pm. Both parties were discussed the most suitable project ideas in the field of agriculture and that JICA required to have priority during next round of human capital development projects in Sri Lanka 2020-2025. During this meeting Dean, faculty of agricultural Sciences and representatives from all three departments of the faculty were participated. The discussion was concentrated mainly on following topics.
Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission and US Embassy Study Team Visited Faculty of Agricultural Sciences for Academic & Research Promotion Program
By the Invitation of Dean, Dr. Manjula PS Magamage and organized by Professor DAM De Silva, Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission flagged by US embassy in Sri Lanka visited faculty for the promotion of Fulbright opportunities and American Education among the young academics of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences was conducted on 22nd March 2019. Mrs. Sandarshi Gunawardhana, Executive Director of Sri Lanka US Fulbright Commission and Ms. Mellissa Paulmen, Cultural Attached to the US Embassy were among the participants.
A workshop on ‘Learning Management System: An update into 2019’
The Faculty Quality Assurance Cell (FQAC) of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences organized a workshop on ‘Learning Management System: An update into 2019’ on 17th July 2019 for the academic staff members of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. This workshop was held at the Computer Centre, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.
Food Business Management Degree Program
Food businesses operate in a rapidly changing environment where well informed and timely decision making is crucial to business ability and success of a food business venture.
Export Agric Research session 2017
Department of Export Agriculture published Final year students' research abstract as a publication with name of 'Export Agric Research session 2017
Presidents Awards for Scientific Publication
Presidential awards for publication in 2016 Mr. J. B. D. Aruna P. Kumara Lecturer, Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. Faculty Congratulates him for his remarkable achievements.
National Gold Medalist
Ms. Shanika Warnakulasooriya, an undergraduate of the Year IV semeter I won following medals recently.
An awareness programme for Industry Stakeholders
An awareness programme was held on 18th March 2019, at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences to make aware the administrative staff, non-academic staff and students on Programme Review (PR) and Self Evaluation Report (SER) writing process of the Faculty. Mr. VD Kithsiri (Registrar), Mr. KARS Jayakody (Bursar), Mr. Kamal Gunawardhana (Deputy Registrar- Establishment). Mr. Awantha Wijerathne (Assistant Registrar/Examination), Mrs. HKIP Abeysinghe (Assistant Registrar-CODL) and Ms. Nadeesha Meddage (Assistant Registrar/Faculty of Agricultural Sciences) participated to the programme representing the University administrative staff.
New Faculty Complex
Construction of new faculty building complex has been initiated.The Chairman, Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC) on behalf of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Design and Construction of Faculty building complex (Phase 1) for the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
Extension Program on "Awareness on the control of the Fall Army Worm"
"The students of 2015/2016 batch successfully organized an Extension program for the subject of Agricultural Extension(AB 22012) as a continuous assessment under the guidance of Ms.R.A.N.Perera and Ms.M.S.Elapata. The extension program was on "Awareness on the control of the Fall Army Worm".The target audience of the program was the farmers in the Pabahinna area.It was held on 5th July 2019 at the Muthetugama temple."