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Papers and Briefs | 29 Dec 2020
The Wellness Economy: A Comprehensive System of National Accounts Approach
This working paper explains how to derive indicators for a country's wellness sector using the system of national accounts framework. It also provides estimates of these indicators for 10 countries in developing Asia across 2 time periods.
Books | 23 Dec 2020
Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure
Developing Asia’s demand for high-quality, integrated infrastructure requires a steady but equitable supply of land.
Reports | 16 Dec 2020
Economic Indicators for South and Central Asia: Input–Output Tables
This report contains the latest estimates of input–output tables for South and Central Asia and a more comprehensive range of statistics relevant to analyzing production, trade, and interrelations between firms, industries, and economy sectors in the region.
Reports | 08 Dec 2020
Climate Change, Coming Soon to a Court Near You: National Climate Change Legal Frameworks in Asia and the Pacific
Report 3 provides holistic syntheses of the climate legal and policy frameworks of 32 countries in Asia and the Pacific and discusses key legislative trends and climate-relevant constitutional rights.
Contracts and Agreements | 27 Nov 2020
Sri Lanka: Amendments to Loan Agreements (Ordinary Operations) - Reference Rates Transition
This Amendment Letter gives effect to the changes to the Ordinary Operations Loan Regulations approved by the ADB Board of Directors to facilitate the transition to alternative reference rates, and is applicable to each of the regular loans made from ADB’s Ordinary Capital Resources referred to in the Amendment Letter.
This Amendment Letter is effective for such loan on the later to occur of (i) the date of receipt by ADB of the Amendment Letter (as stamped on the first page) or (ii) the date the relevant Loan Agreement is duly signed by the Borrower, as applicable.
Reports | 18 Nov 2020
Climate Risk Country Profile: Sri Lanka
This publication comprehensively synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Sri Lanka.
Country Planning Documents | 16 Nov 2020
Sri Lanka: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2021–2023 is the fourth COBP under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy (CPS), 2018–2022 for Sri Lanka and is aligned with the CPS pillars on (i) strengthening growth drivers by promoting diversification of economic activities and productivity enhancement, and (ii) improving the quality of growth by promoting inclusiveness. It is also in line with the operational priorities of ADB’s Strategy 2030.
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.