Forestry, Agriculture and Fisheries

Food production, distribution and its ancillary industries are a vital sector to any economy. Today with the incidence of disasters throughout the world, each country individually as well as together will require increased attention towards food security. In the context of Sri Lanka as a country emerging from civil conflict, there is immense potential to further develop food production and related industries as there were major setbacks faced during the conflict years.

Agriculture and Fisheries is a core sector of RDC consultancy services from its formative years in the 1970s decade. RDC’s capability in the sector emerges from the firm’s experience in assisting national and international agencies in their efforts towards greater production, integrated rural development, training, management and capacity enhancement of related institutions and communities in this sector.

RDC having provided consulting services in Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture development for over three decades has acquired extensive work experience and access to expertise to address short term assignments as well as medium and long term implementation programs. With access to sound expertise, good networks and internal quality assurance procedures RDC has in place corner stones of success for project services with high standards.


  • Tropical and Tree Crop Agronomy
  • Crop Production and Diversification;
  • Livestock and Dairy development
  • Post-harvest technology
  • Agriculture research
  • Extension and support services
  • Agri-business and agro industries
  • Marketing and business promotion

Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Marine Fishery development– deep and shallow seas
  • Aquaculture development
  • Inland Fisheries
  • Fish quality improvement
  • Infrastructure development
  • Access to credit
  • Marketing promotion and differentiation
  • Institutional strengthening
  • M&E and project management
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