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Sri Lanka - country snapshot (English)

Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in 2016 and early 2017 although recent floods and droughts adversely affected macroeconomic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 120478 OCT 01, 2017

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Toward sustainable water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka : beyond sustainable development goals to supporting the national economic vision (English)

Sri Lanka’s ambitious goals for economic growth and joining the community of uppermiddle-income countries call for setting high standards for the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 119819 SEP 21, 2017

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Sri Lanka PPP diagnostic note : accelerating infrastructure investment through PPPs (English)

Working Paper 119653 AUG 31, 2017

Rajapaksa,Amali Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update (English)

The Sri Lanka Development Update has two main aims. First, it reports on the key developments over the past six months in Sri Lanka’s economy, and places these in a longer term and global context. ... See More +

Working Paper 116949 JUN 27, 2017

Abeygunawardana,Kishan Weditha Namanayaka; Van Doorn,Ralph Disclosed

Colombo : exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond to floods (English)

This paper examines the exposure, vulnerability, and ability of households in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to respond to floods, and brings out significant policy implications. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8084 JUN 05, 2017

Patankar,Archana Mahesh Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update - Spring 2017 (English)

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in 2016 and early 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in 2016 following expansionary fiscal and monetary policies implemented in the previous year have led to early signs of stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 116846 JUN 01, 2017

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Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)

In the island nation of Sri Lanka, approximately 38 per cent of the total labor force is engaged in agriculture. While rice remains the main crop and farming rice remains the most important economic activity for the majority of the people living in rural areas, cash crops like tea, bananas, rubber and coconut have grown in importance and contribute greatly to building the financial ability of the rural population. ... See More +

Brief 113753 JAN 01, 2017

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Sanasa insurance : Sri Lanka (English)

This brief talks about Sanasa agriculture insurance in Sri Lanka. Historically, agriculture has always been a key economic activity in Sri Lanka, employing over 30 percent of the labor force. ... See More +

Brief 113747 JAN 01, 2017

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Case study - Rising to the cause : working towards sustainability (English)

This case study lists the efforts made in different areas, and the results achieved by the hotel’s management of five star Colombo hotel built in mid-1970s in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper 113693 JAN 01, 2017

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Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)

This brief surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern.

Brief 113971 JAN 01, 2017

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Partner focus : Sri Lanka (English)

This brief talks about the weather-related index insurance market in Sri Lanka. Thirty-two percent of Sri Lanka’s labor force is in the agricultural sector, and it accounts for 10 percent of Gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Brief 113755 JAN 01, 2017

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Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka’s estate sector (English)

This Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment assessed the nutrition situation amongst residents ofthe estate sector, identified the main causes of nutritional deficiencies, as well as gaps in theprovision of key nutrition-related services. ... See More +

Working Paper 113972 JAN 01, 2017

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Sri Lanka - North East Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Project (English)

Sri Lanka’s development, even through the long period of conflict, has been impressive. Growth however has been uneven and not inclusive, as lagging regions and communities have not shared in this prosperity to the same extent as the leading areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 119305 JAN 01, 2017

Sharafudheen,Tara Disclosed

North East Local Services Improvement Project (English)

The northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka constitute a lagging region of the country that has experienced armed conflict for nearly three decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 119306 JAN 01, 2017

Sharafudheen,Tara Disclosed

Globalization and the gender earnings gap : evidence from Sri Lanka and Cambodia (English)

Disasters in Bangladesh and protests elsewhere have created an intense debate about the value, particularly to women, of apparel employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7930 DEC 27, 2016

Savchenko,Yevgeniya; Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Robertson,Raymond Disclosed

Srilanka - Activity snapshot 2016 (English)

This activity snapshop brief promoting innovation in agricultural insurance in South Asia with the World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF), in collaboration with the International Labor Organization and Munich Re Foundation, organized a conference on November 2016. ... See More +

Brief 113706 NOV 01, 2016

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Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)

Sri Lanka is in many respects a development success story. With economic growth averaging over 6 percent in the past decade, Sri Lanka has made notable strides toward the goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 109253 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update (English)

The Sri Lanka development update report talks about the recent economic developments in Sri Lanka for the year 2015-2016. With no exception, Sri Lanka also faced the challenges of a trying global environment in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 109372 SEP 01, 2016

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Sustainable financing and policy : models for municipal composting (English)

Organic waste management is a growing global concern as cities experience increasing waste generation and the associated climate impact. Traditionally, municipal waste has been managed using a range of solutions, from advanced technologies, such as well-designed sanitary landfills in high capacity countries, to open dumping and burning in low-capacity countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 113487 SEP 01, 2016

Kaza,Silpa; Yao,Lisa Congyuan; Stowell,Andrea Noel Disclosed

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Sri Lanka - country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120478 Working Paper
Toward sustainable water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka : beyond sustainable development goals to supporting the national economic vision (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119819 Working Paper
Sri Lanka PPP diagnostic note : accelerating infrastructure investment through PPPs (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 119653 Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116949 Working Paper
Colombo : exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond to floods (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 WPS8084 Policy Research Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update - Spring 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116846 Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113753 Brief
Sanasa insurance : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113747 Brief
Case study - Rising to the cause : working towards sustainability (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113693 Working Paper
Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113971 Brief
Partner focus : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113755 Brief
Multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka’s estate sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113972 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - North East Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119305 Working Paper
North East Local Services Improvement Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119306 Working Paper
Globalization and the gender earnings gap : evidence from Sri Lanka and Cambodia (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 WPS7930 Policy Research Working Paper
Srilanka - Activity snapshot 2016 (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 113706 Brief
Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109253 Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109372 Working Paper
Sustainable financing and policy : models for municipal composting (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 113487 Working Paper