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 The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) is the apex national institute vested with the responsibility of carrying out and coordinating research, development and management activities on the subject of aquatic resources in Sri Lanka. The NARA is a statutory body duly established by NARA Act of No. 54 of 1981, during the past 34 years NARA conducted numerous scientific studies in the field of fisheries and aquatic resources. NARA also provides services for development and sustainable utilization of living and non-living aquatic resources.


Deputy Minister visits NARA

A Team Of Experts From Taiwan Visited NARA On 22nd August 2016

Issues Related To Bivalve Farming In Sri Lanka

A Public Lecture on “Intraseasonel Oscillations In Equatorial Oceans”

Increasing In Lagoon Fisheries Production Of Eastern Province

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop 2016

Cooperation between NARA and CDCF

Ornamental Fish Breeding, Culture and Management Training 2016.

Sri Lanka is gifted a tide gauge by China

The Scientific session 2016 of NARA was held on 29th of March 2016

Scientists from Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology visits NARA

Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development visited the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) on 25th of June 2015.

Conference on Developing Priorities for Future Aquatic Environmental Research organized by Environmental Studies Division was held on 25th of November at Sri Lanka Foundation

Visit of Chinese delegation from State Oceanic Administration (SOA)  of People’s Republic of China on 16th of September 2014



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