In the Spotlight
Powering Sri Lanka’s Clean Energy Transition - Priyantha Wijayatunga and Jaimes Kolantharaj
Sri Lanka is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable countries with regard to climate change.
ADB Continues Support to Rural Road Connectivity in Sri Lanka
The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Sri Lanka today signed a $200 million loan agreement for the Second Integrated Road Investment Program Tranche 3 to continue ADB’s assistance to upgrade Sri Lanka’s rural road...
Helping Sri Lanka to go green
The Northern Province of Sri Lanka and its infrastructure were severely affected by the domestic conflict which lasted more than 30 years. Effects of this conflict can be still seen today, economically as well: The contribution of the province to Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product is still the lowest among all nine provinces.
It’s time to stem the tide of women’s under-employment
In Sri Lanka, efforts need to be made to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for girls to support their employment potential.