Sri Lanka’s first ever International Chemical & Process Engineering Conference was organized by the Department of Chemical and Process engineering of the University of Moratuwa in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on 25th of November 2016 from 1 pm to 5.30 pm at BMICH. The conference was organized under four main thematic areas adopted from Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); (1) Zero hunger (2) Clean water and sanitation (3) Clean and affordable energy and (4) industry, innovation and infrastructure.
Dr. Chatura Rodrigo, Senior Research Manager at LIRNEasia led the panel on “Future with Food Security”, under the SDG of Zero hunger. The forum on “Future with Food Security” created a discussion between the personnel from different sectors operating in the Food Production and Processing industry in Sri Lanka with the aim to address the following concerns: (1) How the industry can be developed to deliver 100% availability of safe and quality food in Sri Lanka (2) How the Food Production & Processing Industry can be transformed to a Sustainable Food System. More details on the conference and the video link to the plenary session can be found on below Facebook link.