Outreach Center Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition

The Outreach Center of the Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition was established in year 2009. The Outreach Center is an educational learning experience designed to introduce sustainable initiatives including business activities, research, extension, development and awareness programs. The center is prepared to provide high quality, high standard technology and services to the industry and the community. The center provides services to undergraduates to initiate business activities for their future career development. A revolving fund is available to assist undergraduates to initiate business activities.

Services

  • Training programs
  • Training on food processing, preservation and products development
  • Training on food safety management and good manufacturing practices
  • Training on bakery product technology
  • Training of meat processing technology
  • Training on milk based products technology
  • Training on milk production and quality evaluation
  • Training on animal feed formulation and quality control
  • Training on livestock production, reproduction, disease prevention and treatment
  • Training on food and nutrition
  • Training on food fish, ornamental fish and shrimp culture & management
  • Training on seaweed culture
  • Training on fish processing technology
  • Training on aquatic environmental management
  • Short term educational courses
  • Certificate courses on community nutrition
  • Community nutrition advisory services
  • School health and nutrition promotion programs
  • Consultancy cervices
  • Food factory design
  • Sensory analysis
  • Evaluation of food packing material quality and compatibility
  • Food quality management technology
  • Experimental and food project design
  • Nutrition related consultancies
  • Animal and fish feed formulation and quality control
  • Poultry feed supply and nutrition
  • Diary nutrition
  • Shrimp culture and hatchery management
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution in aquaculture and fisheries sector
  • Evaluation, assessment, valuation and management of fisheries activities
  • Development of fisheries and aquatic resources related course modules
  • Environmental quality assessment
  • Analytical and laboratory services
  • Chemical, physical and microbiological quality & self-life evaluation of food
  • Water quality, soil quality and fish disease diagnosis
  • Animal disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Milk quality analysis
  • Animal feed and raw material evaluation
  • Heavy metal analysis
  • Nutritional recipe analysis
  • Nutritional counseling

Services provided to undergraduates

Funding is available to initiate business activities in the faculty.  Third year undergraduates are eligible to apply for the Outreach Center loan scheme twice a year.  A maximum of Rs 100,000 will be given as a loan per student or a group of student to initiate business activities.

Contact
Outreach Center
Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Makandura, Gonawila
Sri Lanka.

Tel: +94-31 – 2299870
Fax: +94-31 – 2299870
Web: https://flfn.wyb.ac.lk