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NRC funds research on CKDu and Food Security

Two target oriented multi-disciplinary research grants were funded today – one on CKDu and the other on food security. The agreements were signed by the Chairman NRC and the Principal and Deputy Principal Investigators of the research projects. The NRC has now funded five target oriented research projects.

A comprehensive study on chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka

 (PI: Dr. R. L. R. Chandrajith and Deputy PI: Dr. J. G. S. Ranasinghe, University of Peradeniya)

Ensuring food security through developing climate smart crop varieties and cultivation techniques in Sri Lanka

(PI – Dr. W.M.W. Weerakoon and Deputy PI: Dr. D. M. J. B. Senanayake, Field Crop Research and Development Institute, Mahailluppallama)

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