SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTREPRENEURS ASSISTED BY THE
SAMURDHI PROGRAMME IN SRI LANKA: STRATEGIES,OUTCOMES,
IMPACTS AND CHALLENGES

( HARTI Research Report 218 June 2018)

 

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Indika Edirisinghe
   

 Executive Summery

 

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QUALITY AND SAFETY ISSUES IN FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SUPPLY CHAINS IN SRI LANKA : A REVIEW

( HARTI Research Report 217 June 2018)

 

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Ruvini Vidanapathirana
Jayamini Champika
Roshini Rambukwella
Nalaka Wijesooriya
   

 Executive Summery

 

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MECHANIZATION,LIVELIHOOD PATTERN AND LABOUR USAGE IN PADDY PRODUCTION IN DRY ZONE

( HARTI Research Report 216 June 2018)

 

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B.A.D.S.BAMUNUARACHCHI
   

 Executive Summery

 

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FINDING THE POTENTIALS OF INCREASING INCOME OF SAMURDHI
BENEFICIARY AGRICULTURAL HOUSEHOLDS IN THE BATTICALOA DISTRICT

( HARTI Research Report 215 May 2018)

 

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CHATHURA JAYAMPATHI
   

 Executive Summery

 

 [556KB]

 
       
       
       
 

 

HYBRID SEEDS AND VEGETABLE CULTIVATION IN SRI LANKA:
LOCAL VS IMPORTED

( HARTI Research Report 214 February 2018)

 

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PRASANNA WIJESINGHE
RASIKA WIJESINGHE
   

 Executive Summery

 

 [596KB]

 
       
       
       
 

 

PROSPECTS AND CONSTRAINTS OF OFF SEASON BIG ONION
PRODUCTION PROGRAMME IN HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT

( HARTI Research Report 213 February 2018)

 

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CHATHURA JAYAMPATHI
   

 Executive Summery

 

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FARMERS PERCEPTION AND DEMAND FOR PESTICIDE IN RICE CULTIVATION OF SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 212 November 2017)

 

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T P Munaweera
J A U P Jayasinghe
   

 Executive Summery

 

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VULNERABILITY OF RAINFED FARMERS TO DROUGHT AND POTENTIAL STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE RESILIENCE CAPACITY

( HARTI Research Report 211 November 2017)

 

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H J C Jayasooriya
   

 Executive Summery

 

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EVALUATION OF SMALL SCALE POULTRY INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 210 October 2017)

 210

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SAGARIKA HITIHAMU
   
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INCOME DIVERSIFICATION OF PADDY FARMING HOUSEHOLDS IN ANURADHAPURA DISTRICT

( HARTI Research Report 209)

 209

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UTHPALA JAYASINGHE
MALATHI RAMBODAGEDARA
SUBASHINI PERERA
   
 Executive Summery    [465KB]  
       
       
       
 

 

CONSUMER BUYING BEHAVIOUR AND PREFERENCE
FOR LIQUID AND POWDERED MILK

( HARTI Research Report 208)

 208

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RUVINI VIDANAPATHIRANA
ROSHINI RAMBUKWELLA
E.A.C.PRIYANKARA
   
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PALMYRAH INDUSTRY:SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION AND PROBLEMS OF STAKEHOLDERS IN NORTH AND EAST 

( HARTI Research Report 207)

 207

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R L N JAYATISSA
SRI VIJEINDRAN
A M NILUSHINI
   
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SHOULDFREE HOLDING RIGHTS BE GRANTED TO LDO LANDS? A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF DRY ZONE IN SRI LANKA 

( HARTI Research Report 206)

 207

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B A D S BAMUNUARACHCHI
   
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GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN PADDY MARKETTING:ISSUES IN PURCHASING AND POST STOCK MANAGEMENT 

( HARTI Research Report 205)

 205

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NALAKA WIJESOORIYA
JAYAMINI CHAMPIKA
DUMINDA PRIYADARSHANA

RUVINI VIDANAPATHIRANA

   
 Executive Summery   [597KB]   
       
       
       
 

 

CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND CONSUMER PREFERENCE FOR DIFFERENT RICE VARAIETIES IN SELECTED DISTRICTS IN SRI LANKA 

( HARTI Research Report 204)

 204

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ROSHINI RAMBUKWELLA
DUMINDA PRIYADARSHANA
NALAKA WIJESURIYA  

   
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PRESENT SITUATION AND PROSPECTS OF CINNAMON INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 203)

 203

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RASIKA WIJESINGHE
SUBASHINI PERERA
PRASANNA WIJESINGHE

   
 Executive Summery    [453KB]  
       
       
       
 


PRESENT STATUS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS OF NON-FARM
EMPLOYMENT (NFE) IN THE MAHAWELI AREA

( HARTI Research Report 202)

 202

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W.A.R.WICRAMASINGHE

   
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BEHAVIOUR OF MARKETED SURPLUS IN PADDY PRICE DETERMINATION     
IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 201)

 

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WASANTHI WICKRAMASINGHE
NALAKA WIJESURIYA
DUMINDA PRIYADARSHANA

   
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CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF PADDY LAND FILLING IN WESTERN PROVINCE    

( HARTI Research Report 200)

 

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H.M.J.K.HERATH

   
       
       
       
       
 

 

EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS FROM AN INVESTMENT IN TOMATO PROCESSING:    
A CASE STUDY IN MATALE DISTRICT

( HARTI Research Report 199)

 

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INDIKA EDIRISINGHE

   
       
       
       
       
 

 

IMPACTS AND LESSONS OF MICROFINANCE COMPONENT OF THE DRY ZONE   
LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT AND PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME

( HARTI Research Report 198)

 

---

J.K.M.D.CHANDRASIRI
R.L.N.JAYATISSA

   
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MECHANIZATION IN OTHER FIELD CROP SECTOR: A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS  

( HARTI Research Report 197)

 

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SHARMINI K. KUMARA
RENUKA WEERAKKODY
S.EPASINGHE

   
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CARDAMOM CULTIVATION IN KNUCKLES CONSERVATION FOREST:  
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIO - ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE

( HARTI Research Report 196)

 

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UTHPALA JAYASINGHE
MALATHI RAMBODAGEDARA

   
       
       
       
       
 

 

PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF TRADITIONAL RICE VARIETIES IN SELECTED  
DISTRICTS IN SRI LANKA : PRESENT STATUS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

( HARTI Research Report 195)

 

---

ROSHINI RAMBUKWELLA
E.A.C.PRIYANKARA

   
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AN ANALYSIS OF FARMER DECISION MAKING AND ITS EFFECTS ON PRICE   
VOLATILITY: MIDCOUNTRY VEGETABLE SECTOR IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 194)

 

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P.A.JAYAMINI CHAMPIKA

   
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ADOPTING THE FARMER FIELD SCHOOL APPROACH IN THE DRY ZONE   
LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT AND PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME

( HARTI Research Report 193)

 

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RENUKA WEERAKKODY
SHARMINI K.KUMARA
S.EPASINGHE

   
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INVESTIGATION OF PERI-URBAN DAIRY PRODUCTION  
SYSTEM IN SEETHAWAKA AREA

( HARTI Research Report 192)

 

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SAGARIKA HITIHAMU
SUSILA LURDU M.D.
   

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PRESENT STATUS OF VEGETABLE DIRECT MARKETING IN 
SELECTED DISTRICTS IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 191)

 

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E.A.C.PRIYANKARA
   

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MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN SRI LANKA:EXAMINATION OF 
DIFFRENT MODELS TO IDENTIFY SUCCESS FACTORS

( HARTI Research Report 190)

 

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CHANDRASIRI J.K.M.D.
BAMUNUARACHCHI B.A.D.S.
   

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PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF BETEL

( HARTI Research Report 189)

 

---

H.M.J.K.HERATH
   

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AGRO-TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN FARMING COMMUNITY:OPPORTUNITIES 
AND CHALLENGES

( HARTI Research Report 188)

 

---

R.M.M.H.K.RAMBODAGEDARA
D.A.C.SURANGA SILVA
SUBASHINI PERERA

 


   

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TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF PADDY FARMING IN
LOW COUNTRY WET ZONE

( HARTI Research Report 186)

 

---

Prasanna Wijesinghe

Rasika Wijesinghe


   

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SOCIO ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CHRONIC KIDNY
DISEASE OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY

( HARTI Research Report 185)

 

---

Silva P.C.J.DE.

Senanayake M.S.

Samarakoon.S.M.A.

   

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION OF DAIRY INDUSTRY IN
MAHAWELI H AREA

( HARTI Research Report 184)

 

---

Sagarika Hitihamu

Epasinghe S.

   

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PERMANENT CROP CLINIC PROGRAMME-AN EVALUATION

( HARTI Research Report 183)

 

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SHARMINI.K.KUMARA
RENUKA WEERAKKODY
EPASINGHE S.
   

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REASONS FOR LOW ADOPTION OF SELECTED OFC AND VEGETABLE
VERIETIES RELEASED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

( HARTI Research Report 182)

 

---

Chandrasiri J.K.M.D.

Bamunuarachchi B.A.D.S.

   

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VALUE CHAIN OF HIGH VALUE HIGHLY PERISHABLE VEGETABLES

( HARTI Research Report 181)

 

---

Hthurusinghe C.P.
   

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AGRICULTURAL FORWARD CONTRACTS
AS PRE-HARVEST COMMODITY MARKETING:
PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

( HARTI Research Report 180)

 

---

Nalaka Wijesooriya

Jayamini Champika

   

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VIABILITY OF CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTAL AGRICULTURE FOR
VEGETABLE FARMERS IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 179)

 

---

Sharmini.K.Kumara

Renuka Weerakkody

Epasinghe S.

   

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SOCIO ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING
THE PRODUCTIVITY OF GREEN GRAM

( HARTI Research Report 178)

 

---

Rasika Wijesinghe

I.P.P.M.Wijesinghe

A.M.S.Perera

   

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COMPARATIVE STUDY ON CONSUMER
PREFERENCE OF FRUIT DRINKS AND
CARBONATED DRINKS IN SRI LANKAN
BEVERAGE MARKET

( HARTI Research Report 177)

 

---

Roshini Rambukwella

Duminda Priyadarshana

Ruvini Vidanapathirana

   

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IMPACT AND LESSONS OF UDA-WALAWE LIFT BANK IRRIGATION UPGRADING
AND EXTENSION PROJECT FOR WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

( HARTI Research Report 176)

 

---

M.M.M.Aheeyar

Jayasooriya H.J.C.
   

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APPLICATION OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
(IPM) IN VEGETABLE CULTIVATION:PAST EXPERIENCES
AND SUGGESTIONS FOR PROMOTION

( HARTI Research Report 175)

 

---

H.J.C.Jayasooriya

M.M.M.Aheeyar

   

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MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE COMPOSTING:
POTENTIALS AND CONSTRAINTS

( HARTI Research Report 174)

 

---

G.G.de L.W.Samarasingha

M.A.C.S.Bandara

A.K.Karunarathna

   

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FRUIT AND VEGETABLE EXPORT GROWTH
INSTABILITY AND DIVERSIFICATION

( HARTI Research Report 173)

 

---

Subashini Perera

Malathi Rambodagedara

Rasika Wijesinghe

   

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FOOD CUNSUMPTION PATTERNS IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 172)

 

---

R.L.N.Jayathissa

W.D.Wickramasinghe

Chandrani Piyasena

   

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EVALUATION OF DIVINAGUMA AGRICULTURE COMPONENT – HOMEGARDENS

( HARTI Research Report 171)

 

---

Chathura Jayampathi

Dr.M.S.Senanayake

N.S.B.Epakanda

S.M.A.Samarakoon

   

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IMPACT AND LESSONS OF DAIRY DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTION:
DRY ZONE LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT AND PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME (2006-2012)

( HARTI Research Report 170)

 

---

N.P.G.Samantha

   

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AN OVERALL ASSESSMENT OF THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SYSTEMS IN
NORTHERN PROVINCE OF SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 169)

 

---

T.A.Dharmarathna

   

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VEGETABLE COLLECTION CENTERS IN BADULLA AND MONARAGALA DISTRICTS:
IMPACTS AND LESSONS

( HARTI Research Report 168)

 

---

Ruvini Vidanapathirana

Duminda Priyadarshana

   

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EXPORT MARKET FOR ORGANIC FOOD:
Present Status, Constraints and Future Scope

( HARTI Research Report 167)

 

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Ruvini Vidanapathirana

Nalaka Wijesooriya

   

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EVALUATION OF SOLAR POWERD DRIP IRRIGATION PROJECT – PHASE 2

( HARTI Research Report 166)

 

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M.A.C.S.Bandara

M.T.Padmajani

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
       
 

AN EVALUATION OF SAMURDHI BANKS IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

( HARTI Research Report 165)

 

---

M.K.Nadeeka Damayanthi

P.A.Jayamini Champika

   

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ASSESSMENT OF PESTICIDE USAGE IN UP-COUNTRY VEGETABLE FARMING IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 164)

 

---

M.T.Padmajani

M.M.M.Aheeyar

M.A.C.S.Bandara
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STRUCTURE, CONDUCT AND PERFORMANCE OF RICE MILLING INDUSTRY IN POLONNARUWA AND HAMBANTOTA DISTRICTS OF SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 163)

 

 

---

W.A.N.Wijesooriya

W.H.D.Priyadarshana


 
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ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO SMALL TANK/CASCADE REHABILITATION : SOCIO – ECONOMIC AND INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE

( HARTI Research Report 162)

 

 

--- M.M.M.Aheeyar
 
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YOUTH IN DEVELOPMENT: SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 161)

 

---

M.K.Nadeeka Damayanthi

G.G.de L.W.Samarasingha

M.A.C.S.Bandara

H.M.S.J.M.Hitihamu

Subashini Perera


 
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CHANGE IN OTHER FIELD CROP CULTIVATION IN THE NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE

( HARTI Research Report 160)

 

--- Dr.Wasanthi Wickramasinghe
 
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PATTERN OF CONSUMPTION OF FRUITS AND FACTORS AFFECTING CONSUMPTION IN THE WESTERN PROVINCE OF SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 159)

 

---

Roshini Rambukwella

N.P.G.Samantha

 
     
     
     

 

AN ANALYSIS OF CONTRACT FARMING IN VEGETABLE SEED PRODUCTION

( HARTI Research Report 158)

 

--- B.A.D.S.Bamunuarachchi
 
     
     
     
 

INFORMAL LAND FRAGMENTATION IN SETTLEMENT SCHEMES

( HARTI Research Report 157)

 

---

G.G.de L.W.Samarasingha

M.M.M.Aheeyar


 
     
     
     
 

ADOPTION OF DRIP IRRIGATION SYSTEMS : PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS

( HARTI Research Report 156)

 

---

G.G.de L.W.Samarasingha

M.A.C.S.Bandara

 
     
     
     
 

DIVERSIFICATION OF PADDY LANDS IN YALA SEASON : CAUSES CONSEQUENCES AND CONSTRAINTS

( HARTI Research Report 155)

 

---

P.R.Weerakkody

Sharmini K.Kumara

S.Epasinghe


 
     
     
     
 

FACTORS AFFECTING LESS YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE IN SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 154)

 

---

M.K.Nadeeka Damayanthi

R.M.M.H.K.Rambodagedara

 
     
     
     

 

PROFITABILITY OF PADDY FARMING IN THE DRY ZONE OF SRI LANKA

( HARTI Research Report 153)

 

--- Chathura Sewwandi Wijethunga