Organic Forum 2018

08.45 AM - 09.15 AM -Registration of Guests followed by Tea

09.15 AM - 09.30 AM -Welcome and Introduction

09.30 AM - 10.15 AM -Key Note Speech “Organic Then, Now and Tomorrow” by Lee Holdstock, Soil Association Certification Limited (UK)

10.15 AM - 10.45 AM -“Opportunities and Challenges for Organic Farming in Sri Lanka” by Prof. Piyasena Abeygunwardena, Ahinsa Teas, Nilmini Estates (PVT) Limited

10.45 AM - 11.10 AM - Tea / Snacks

11.10 AM - 11.25 AM - “Steps to International Organic Certification” by Sumith Ponnamperuma, Managing Director, Control Union, Sri Lanka 

11.25 AM - 11.55 AM - “The Importance of Organic Farming to Sri Lanka” by Dr. Priyantha Weerasinghe, Director, Horticulture Crop Research and Development Institute, Gannoruwa 

11.55 AM - 12.10 PM - “Introduction to National Organic Control Unit and Its Role” by Vinoka Perera, Assistant Director, National Organic Control Unit, Export Development Board

12.10 PM - 12.55 PM - Panel Discussion moderated by Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop

12.55 PM - 1.00 PM - Vote of Thanks 

1.00 PM - 1.45 PM - Lunch 

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