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Reports | 08 Oct 2020
2017 International Comparison Program for Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures — Results and Methodology
This publication provides in-depth analyses of purchasing power parities and real expenditures for 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific.
Papers and Briefs | 15 Sep 2020
Online Learning in Sri Lanka’s Higher Education Institutions during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This brief outlines lessons and opportunities to improve online learning modalities based on the experiences of Sri Lanka on the transition to online tertiary education due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Papers and Briefs | 28 Jul 2020
Tourism and SME Development: Performance of Tourism SMEs in Coastal Tourist Destinations in Southern Sri Lanka
A solid public–private partnership is vital to facilitate existing and new small and medium-sized enterprises in key coastal tourist destinations in Sri Lanka.
Papers and Briefs | 23 Jul 2020
Drivers of Blue Economy in Asia and Pacific Island Countries: An Empirical Investigation of Tourism and Fisheries Sectors
The size of the blue economy has responded positively to sustainable ocean management policies.
Accountability Mechanism Documents | 30 Jun 2020
Enhancing Accountability and Project-Level Grievance Redress Mechanisms: ADB Accountability Mechanism Annual Report 2019
ADB’s Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance with the bank’s operational policies and procedures.
Papers and Briefs | 19 Jun 2020
Impact of Global Value Chains on Performance of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Sri Lanka: Evidence from Sri Lanka
Government, nongovernment organizations, and policy makers should encourage SMEs to grow as internationally competitive entrepreneurs.
Papers and Briefs | 17 Jun 2020
Integrating Women and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Rural Water Supply Schemes in Sri Lanka
This working paper discusses how women with entrepreneurial and management skills in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa districts of Sri Lanka are successfully engaged in and help improve the sustainability of rural water supply schemes (RWSSs).
Reports | 11 Jun 2020
Asia and the Pacific Renewable Energy Status Report
This report provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energy developments in Asia and the Pacific. It covers 18 countries in the region considered fundamental to the clean energy transition.
Reports | 29 May 2020
COVID-19 Impact on Job Postings: Real-Time Assessment Using Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Online Job Portals
This brief reports on a rapid assessment of labor demand in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to help understand the impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The analysis uses job postings at leading online job portals in the two countries.
Brochures and Flyers | 18 May 2020
Asian Development Bank and Sri Lanka: Fact Sheet
ADB continues to be the leading multilateral development partner for Sri Lanka, providing support in transport, energy, and urban sectors, and expanding focus to developing railways and improving higher education.