2nd National Symposium on Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences (NSATRS) 2021 Virtual Symposium
2nd National Symposium on Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences
The Second National Symposium of the UCIARS, NSATRS-2021 was held on 28th June 2021 as a Virtual symposium on the theme of“A WAY FORWARD FOR SMART AGRICULTURE TOWARDS RURAL DEVELOPMENT”. The objective of the symposium is to dissaminate the scientific knowledge for the advancement of rural livelihood and other stakeholders specially students, researchers and farmi
ng community. Academics, scientists and students shared their research findings to the symposium. Fifty one research articles were published in the proceedings of NSATRS-2021. Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo graced the symposium as the Chief Guest of the NSATRS 2021 and she mentioned that this symposium is a wonderful platform to share experiences and gain knowledge on the application of Smart Agriculture to ensure sustainable rural development in Sri Lanka. Dr. Richard S. Cahoon, Cornell University, USA joined as key note speaker for this NSATRS 2021.