NASTEC

YSF Webinar on Food solutions for possible food crisis through underutilized/ neglected crop species and varieties in Sri Lanka

The 1st Webinar of a series of online knowledge sharing sessions organized by the Young Scientists Forum (YSF) of the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) for the second consecutive year of 2022, was held on 05th July 2022. The webinar was focused on ‘Food solutions for possible food crisis through underutilized/ neglected crop species and varieties in Sri Lanka’ and Prof. Gamini Pushpakumara, Senior Professor, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, addressed the online audience as the guest speaker and resource person explaining potential approaches to overcome the current food crisis through underutilized/neglected crop species and varieties using existing land-use systems in Sri Lanka. The webinar concluded successfully after a Q&A session with the participation of around 60 participants.

The zoom recording of the webinar can be accessed by the following link:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wBNnsIfL3O9M8AqhVkBVaEAL1xBtVg2h/view?usp=sharing

Webinar Photos