Fonterra partners with Wayamba University for Dairy Sector modernisation
Colombo (LNW): Fonterra Brands Lanka, Sri Lanka’s leading dairy company, has entered into a partnership with the Department of Livestock and Avian Sciences at Wayamba University.
This collaboration aims to empower the next generation of dairy enthusiasts and align with the government’s vision for a sustainable dairy industry in Sri Lanka.
Formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding, the alliance highlights Fonterra Brands Lanka’s dedication to fostering the future of the country’s dairy sector.
The primary objective is to provide students with practical, hands-on training and research opportunities, imparting real-world skills and knowledge in modernising agriculture.
Under this partnership, Wayamba University students gain access to Fonterra Brands Lanka’s purpose-built dairy farm in Pannala, the only facility in Sri Lanka equipped with the latest technology. This collaboration enables long- and short-term training programs for students.
This public-private partnership is a significant step toward nurturing aspiring dairy entrepreneurs, offering industry insights and real-world skills. It contributes to the development of responsible stakeholders and leaders in Sri Lanka’s dairy sector.