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Factors affecting the development of poultry industry in Sri Lanka with special emphasis on technology on technology related issues

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dc.contributor.advisor Perera, HSC Dasrshana, K 2019-02-12T21:58:39Z 2019-02-12T21:58:39Z
dc.description.abstract This research has been carried out with the main purpose of identifying critical factors affecting the development of Sri Lankan poultry industry, paying special attention to the current technology related issues and based on the findings to recommend policy realignment, which has an impact on the technology related issues in the poultry industry, which in turn ultimately ensures the sustainable growth ofthe poultry industry in Sri Lanka. Poultry products are the main source of fulfilling animal protein requirements to the nation and considerably, the most affordable source as well. Furthermore, with the change in lifestyle of Sri Lankan society there is a significant growth in per capita consumption of poultry products, this is highly favourable to the poultry industry particularly increasing contribution to the local economy ofthe country. However in comparison with other countries Sri Lankan poultry industry is not performing at an acceptable level, in terms of key performance indicators of the industry, such as productivity and yield of the animal, bio security & stability, ensuring environment sustainable operation etc. (Dileep, 2012) This study was carried out through a situational analysis of the technological advancement of current poultry industry in Sri Lanka. For the situational analysis, semi structured interviews were carried out with randomly selected key industry stakeholders, and secondary data available at the Ministry of livestock development and other related institutes were also used. To identify critical factors detailed questionnaire surveys were carried out with randomly selected samples and the gathered data were analyzed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 17. Based on findings policy recommendations were made for the development of poultry industry technological standards which ultimately ensures the development ofthe poultry industry, in return contributes to the local economy of the country. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Poultry Industry en_US
dc.subject Development en_US
dc.subject Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject Technological Issues en_US
dc.subject Critical Factors, en_US
dc.title Factors affecting the development of poultry industry in Sri Lanka with special emphasis on technology on technology related issues en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US Master of Business Administration in Management of Technology en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Management of Technology en_US 2012-12
dc.identifier.accno 106870 en_US

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