Dilhan chats with Devaka Weerakoon Ph.D, Senior Professor of Zoology at Colombo University on why a forest is greater than its trees. The conversation is supported by images and examples from the eminent Professor Weerakoon’s experience in Sri Lanka on the value of forests for human welfare and survival and concludes with an exploration of what life would be without forests.
The People of the Plantations: the Past, Present and What’s Next. 34 mins
S. Kamalanathan – Head of Operations for the MJF Charitable Foundation speaks about his experiences working with estate communities over the last four and a half decades. He speaks candidly about how leaders, educators, estate managers, policy makers, and the communities can work together to create lasting change on the estates.
What has Cricket taught Mahela about life? Listen to this episode of a chat over a cuppa with Cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene and Dilhan C. Fernando - 20 mins
Tea grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando chats with Former Cricketer of the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team and Chairman of the National Sports Council Mahela Jayawardene. Find out what’s behind Mahela’s success and his advice to the younger generation. All this and more on this short podcast.
The Bruce Whitehouse Murder in 1949. 5 mins 40 secs
Tale of the ill-fated robbery by the feared underworld figure of the day, “Laathara Baas” and his gang, which resulted in the death of Bruce Whitehouse, Superintendent of Madampe Group, Rakwana in the Ratnapura district.
Good Health & Immunity – Tea Inspired Lifestyle 23 mins
Studies have found that theanine and polyphenols found in tea can boost your immunity, while antioxidants in tea can help fight non-communicable diseases. Episode 02 from our Story Behind Your Cup of Tea webinar series, Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando and Dr. Tissa Amarakoon; author of Tea & Your Health, former Deputy Director Research at the Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka and currently Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya discuss the goodness in your cuppa!
Why should a country change the culture of their governance to help more than its people? Listen to the latest episode of a Chat Over A Cuppa with Author Simon Anholt and Dilhan C. Fernando – 30 Mins
Join Author of The Good Country Equation and Founder of the Good Country Index, Simon Anholt, and Tea Grower & Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando in conversation about culture, the priority of education, government systems, social engineering, microscopic view VS telescopic view, and collaboration over competition for the sake of humanity. Listen to this powerful, thought-provoking podcast here.