The International Institute of Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka together with international collaborations take great pleasure in welcoming you to the 5th International Conference on Agriculture 2018 (AGRICO 2018 ) which is scheduled to be held from 16th – 17th August 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference will be commenced under the theme “Innovations in Agriculture for a Sustainable Future”. The conference will be a massive international gathering which will create a solid platform to identify key challenges and solutions in the field of agriculture while strengthening the innovations.



The 5th International Conference on Agriculture 2018 (AGRICO 2018) takes the privilege to invite researchers, agriculturists, policy makers, young Individuals, horticulturalists, agricultural engineers, industry experts, stakeholders, agronomists and all other enthusiastic participants to gain international experience within research and industry sphere. The theme of the conference is “Innovations in Agriculture for a Sustainable Future”.

Welcome message by Conference Chair

Dr. Samih Abubaker


The Ohio State University

Dr. John Fulton

(Keynote Speaker)

The Ohio State University
United States

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Prof. Udith K. Jayasinghe

( Keynote Speaker )

Wayamba University
Sri Lanka.

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Dr. Samih Abubaker

( Conference Co – Chair )

Al-Balqa` Applied University

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Prof. D.C. Abeysinghe

( Conference Co – Chair )

Wayamba University
Sri Lanka


  • Session: Export Agriculture

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Dr. W. M. G. Seneviratna

Director of Rubber Research Institute
Sri Lanka.

  • Session – Organic Agriculture

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Prof. Ananda Jayakody

University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka.

  • Session – Agriculture and Climate Change

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Mr. Rizvi Zaheed

Managing Director
Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Limited


AGRICO 2018 is consist with the following advisory board members, a group of international researches and scientists, who is being with AGRICO since  2014 to develop the concept for sustainable agriculture

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Prof. M. S. Swaminathan

The Father of Economic Ecology
most influential agriculturalist in 20th century

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Dr. Samih Abubaker
(Conference Chair)

Former Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Technology,
Al-Balqa` Applied University,

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Dr. Romeo C. Clemente

Cagayan State University, Andrews Campus,
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan



On or before 4th July 2018



On or before 19th July 2018

Greatest forums to listen

From the finest speakers



Publication opportunities

with reputed journals

Opportunities to network

engage with Sri Lankan culture and Have fun


a varied programme

      with finest speakers

  • Varied technical sessions

      with international experts



      with cultural show

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All accepted abstracts for 5th International Conference on Agriculture 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN (978-955-3605-07-8). All full papers will be reviewed through double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN( 2362-1036)in the proceeding with a DOI number (DOI prefix: 10.17501)

The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension

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Print ISSN : 1389-224X
Online ISSN : 1750-8622
Editor in Chief/s : Prof. Dr. Martin Mulder
Indexed in : SCOPUS, CABI



International Journal of Environment

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Online ISSN : ISSN 2091-2854
Editor in Chief : Govinda Bhandari
Managing Editor : Ambika Pandey
Publisher : Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal)


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Hosting partner
Al-Balqa’ Applied University,Jordan

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Hosting partner
Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

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Hosting partner

Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

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Supporting Ministry

Ministry of Agriculture,Sri lanka

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Georgian Technical University, Georgia

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Academic Partner
University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia

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Academic Partner
Progressive Sustainable Developers -Nepal

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Academic Partner
Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

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Chonbuk National University, South Korea

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Academic Partner
Southern Leyte State University, Philippines

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Organized by

 The International Institute of
Knowledge Management

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Official Airline Partner
SriLankan Airlines

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Media Partner
EIN Presswire

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Event Partner

BlueArc events

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Tour & Accommodation Partner

 GlobeEnjoy tours



  • Agriculture Engineering
  • Agriculture Genetics and Plant Protection
  • Soil and Water Resource Management
  • Animal Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Agriculture Economy, Extension and Business
  • Agro – Ecology and Forestry
  • Agriculture Production and Crop Science



All accepted abstracts for AGRICO 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).



Register with AGRICO 2018 and experience the unique networking opportunities while being a part of the most advanced knowledge sharing platform. You will be entitled for complimentary networking gatherings with many more opportunities. Visit our registration page for further information.



The main objective of the workshop is to create an international gathering together with researchers, scholars, policy makers, stake holders and all other enthusiastic participants on these two valuable spheres to identify, address and solve the risen issues in current world and providing solid solutions towards sustainability.


Prof. Terence J. Centner

The University of Georgia, Athens, United States

World concerns about ractopamine in livestock feed.

Ms. Deepali Kamatkar

SEED Management Services Pvt. Ltd., India

Digitization of field data collection – International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry 2014 (ICOAF 2014)

Dr. Safdar Muhammad

Department of Agribusiness, College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Analyzing consumers’ perception and attitude toward organic food products in United Arab Emirates.