Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

Nihal Atapattu
Current President  ( 2009/2010 )
Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

Born and raised in Galle in southern Sri Lanka, Nihal Atapattu joined Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka after graduating with B.Sc.Agriculture degree from the University of Peradeniya in 1978.  He subsequently joined Sri Lanka Agricultural Service as an agricultural economist in 1980.  He earned his PhD in agricultural economics from Virginia Tech University.  Nihal worked in the Sri Lanka Ministry of Agriculture, Lands and Irrigation as Director Projects before he joined Canadian High Commission in Sri Lanka as a senior program manager in 2005.


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[ This biographical note was last updated on September 15, 2010 ]