Kanchana is an Economist by training, with research interests in environmental and natural resource economics, agricultural economics, and poverty analysis.

She won the First Prize for the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD) in the Global Development Awards and Medals Competition of the Global Development Network (GDN) in 2014. She also received the Presidential Award for Scientific Publication for her work published in the WHO Health Bulletin.

Kanchana is the recipient of the Top Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) in Sri Lanka Award 2014 for Personal Accomplishment, by the Junior Chamber International Sri Lanka.

Kanchana holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Agriculture (Specialized in Agricultural Economics) from the University of Peradeniya, and Masters in Economics with a Distinction Pass from the University of Colombo. She has also obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in “Universalzing Socio-Economic Secturity for the Poor” from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague. Kanchana is a research grantee of the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE).

Advisory work

Member – Planning and Monitoring Committee of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Implementation of the Ministry of Disaster Management

National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change Impacts for Sri Lanka (2016 – 2025)

Consultant

Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment

2015-2016

 

National Green Accounting Steering Committee

Member

Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy

2010-2011

Research

Wickramasinghe, K. (2017), Policy Insights: Climate Insurance for Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, January 2017

Wickramasinghe, K. (2017), Climate Insurance for Tea in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Exporter, July – September 2017

Wickramasinghe, K. (2017), A Green Hospitality Industry for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Exporter, Issue 96, April-June 2017 .

Tilakaratna, G., Nanayakkara, M., Madurawala, S., Jayaratne, S., Wickramasinghe, K. (2017), National Level Implications of SDG Implementation: The Case of Sri Lanka, Occasional Paper Series 41, Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals, Bngladesh, Dhaka.

Wickramasinghe, K. (2016), Adoption of Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Industry in Sri Lanka, Working Paper No. 114–16, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Nepal, Kathmandu

Wickramasinghe, K. (2016), Environmental Sustainability Aspects in SDGs, Annual 2016, United Nations Association of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Panadura

Wickramasinghe, K. (2016), Barriers for Adoption of Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka.  In M. Aslam, M. J. M. Cooper, N. Othman, A. A. Lew (Eds.),   Sustainable Tourism in the Global South: Communities, Environments & Experiences (pp.  209 – 221). Newcastle, UK:  Cambridge Scholars Publications

Gamage, P., Wickramasinghe, K., Fernando A. P. S., Dissanayake, S.N. (2016), Adoption of Green Marketing by the Hotels in Sri Lanka: A Case of Colombo District. In M. Aslam, M. J. M. Cooper, N. Othman, A. A. Lew (Eds.),   Sustainable Tourism in the Global South: Communities, Environments & Experiences (pp.  166 – 182). Newcastle, UK:  Cambridge Scholars Publications

 

Wickramasinghe, K. (2015), Energy Management in Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka: Adoption of Good Practices, Sri Lanka Energy Empowered Nation – Research Findings, Research Journal of the Ministry of Power and Energy, Vol. 01, No. 1

Wickramasinghe, K., A. Senaratne, A. Rajasuriya (2014), Conserving Ecosystem Services and Harnessing the Economic Potential of the Bar Reef, Wildlife,  Vol. 09 No.1

Senaratne, A., Wickramasinghe, K., Jayaratne, C. (2015), Towards Sustainable Management of Bar Reef Marine Sanctuary: Users’ Perception of Degradation and Willingness to Pay for Conservation, A report for the IUCN

Senaratne, A., Wickramasinghe, K., Chathurangi, S. (2015),  Study on Public Investment in Agriculture in Sri Lanka, A report for SAWTEE

 

Wickramasinghe, K. (2014), Policy Insights – Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka: Experience from the Western Province, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo.

Wickramasinghe, K., (2014). Determinants of Receipts of Environmental Awards & Certifications by Hotels: Experience from the Western Province in Sri Lanka. Journal of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka. 3(2), pp.41–47.

 

Wickramasinghe, K. (2014), 19th Climate Change Conference – An Assessment, Trade insight, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2014

Wickramasinghe, K (2013), Role of social protection in disaster management in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences, 35/36 (1 & 2) June/Dec 2012/2013

Wickramasinghe, K. (2013), Sustainable Production and Consumption in Service Sectors: Case of Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka, Economic Review, Vol. 39, Nos. 06 & 07 – 08, Aug/Nov 2013.

Wickramasinghe, K. (2013), “Environmental Orientation in the Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 28-29 October 2013

Wickramasinghe, K., “Role of Social Protection in Disaster Management in Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Building Disaster Resilience 2013, 17-19 September, 2013 Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, Ed. M. Hall, D. Amaratunga, R. Haigh, B. Ingirige, K. Keraminiyage, U. Kulatunga, C. Pathirage. Salford: University of Salford, 2013

Wickramasinghe, K. (2012), Ecotourism as a Tool for Sustainable Forest Management in Sri Lanka, Journal of Environment Professionals Sri Lanka, Vol. 1 : No. 2 (2012) , pp. 16 – 25

 

Wickramasinghe, K., Perera, N.  (2012), Report on Mapping Green Jobs in Sri Lanka, for ILO / GHK Company Ltd., UK

Gunawardena, A., Jayaweera, R., Wickramasinghe, K., Madurawala, S., Perera, N., Thibbotuwewa, M. (2011), Report on Baseline Assessment of EU-ACAP Programme for Oxfam GB

Wickramasinghe, K. (2011), “Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Management: Case of Disaster Early Warning Network (DEWN), Policy Brief No2, December 2011, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo

Wickramasinghe, K.  (2011) Review of  Climate Finance: Regulatory and Funding Strategies for Climate Change and Global Development (Eds) R.B. Stewart, B. Kingsbury, B. Rudyk, New York University Press, New York and London, 2009, in Trade Insight Vol.7, No. 2, 2011

Wickramasinghe, K.  (2011), Role of ICTs in Early Warning of Climate Related Disasters: A Sri Lankan Case Study, Published electronically at the “Notes on ICTs, Climate Change and Development”, Centre for Development Informatics (CDI), University of Manchester, UK

Wickramasinghe, K.  (2011) Review of  Agarwal, B., Gender and Green Governance, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2011 in South Asia Economic Journal, 12, 2 (2011): 349 – 354

 

Senaratne, A. and K. Wickramasinghe (2011), Commons vs. Commons: Managing Scarce Water Resources in Dry Zone Village Tank Systems in Sri Lanka, EEPSEA Research Report

Wickranasinghe, K (2011), Review of Twenty-first Century Macroeconomics Responding to the Climate Challenge (eds) J.M. Harris and N.R. Goodwin,, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2009 in South Asia Economic Journal, 12, 1 (2011): 148 – 155

Wickramasinghe, K. and A. Senaratne (2010),  Economics of Managing Invasive Alien Species in Sri Lanka, in Marambe, B., Silva, P., Wijesundara, S. and Atapattu, N. (Editors) (2010): Invasive Alien Species – Strengthening Capacity to Control Introduction and Spread in Sri Lanka. Biodiversity Secretariat of the Ministry of Environment, Sri Lanka. 191 pp.

Gunawardena, A. and K. Wickramasinghe (2010), Targeting and Distribution of Post-Tsunami Aid in Sri Lanka: A Critical Appraisal, SANDEE Working Paper No. 55 – 10, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Kathmandu, Nepal.

Gunawardena, A. and K. Wickramasinghe (2010), Was Tsunami Aid Well Targeted? An Examination of Disaster Assistance in Sri Lanka, SANDEE Policy Brief No. No.55-10, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Kathmandu, Nepal.

Senaratne, A. and K. Wickramasinghe (2010). Climate Change, Local Institutions and Adaptation Experience: The Village Tank Farming Community in Dry Zone Sri Lanka. In Evans, A., Jinapala, K. (Eds.). 2010.  Proceedings of the National Conference on Water, Food Security and Climate Change in Sri Lanka, BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 9-11 June, 2009. Vol 2: Water quality, environment and climate change. Colombo, Sri Lanka:  International Water Management Institute (IWMI).

Gunawardena, A., Wickramasinghe, K., Perera, N. (2010), Report on Assessment of Vidatha Technology Transfer Programme, for the Ministry of Research and Technology

Wickramasinghe, K. (2009), Ecotourism for Sustainable Forest Management in Sri Lanka,  Environmental Economic Policy Series No. 12, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senaratne, A., N. Perera, K. Wickramasinghe (2009), Mainstreaming Climate Change for Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka: Towards a National Agenda for Action, Working Paper Series No. 14, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Gunawardena, A. and K. Wickramasinghe (2009), Social and Economic Impacts of Resettlement on Tsunami Affected Coastal Fishery Households in Sri Lanka. In Fernando, P., K. Fernando, M. Kumarasiri, Forced to Move: Involuntary Displacement and Resettlement – Policy and Practice. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Centre for Poverty Analysis

Wickramasinghe, K., P. Steele, A. Dawson D. Dharmaratne, A. Gunawardena, L. Senarathna, D. de Silva, K.  Wijayaweera , M. l Eddleston, F. Konradsen  (2009), Cost to government health-care services of treating acute self-poisonings in a rural district in Sri Lanka, Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2009; 87:180-185

Wickramasinghe, K., P. Steele, and A. Senaratne (2008). “Socio-economic Impacts of Forest Conservation on Peripheral Communities: Case of Knuckles National Wilderness Heritage of Sri Lanka.” Presented at “Governing Shared Resources: Connecting Local Experience to Global Challenges,” 12th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons, Cheltenham England, July 14-18, 2008.
Published electronically in the Digital Library of  the Commons (DLC)

Senartane, A., Wickramasinghe, K. (2008), Report on Economic and Policy Analysis of Community Forestry Program of the Sri Lanka – Australia Natural Resource Management Project (SLANRMP) for  AusAid

Steele, Knight-John, M., Rajapakse, A., Senanayake, K. Wickramasinghe, K (2007), Disaster Management Policy and Practice: Sharing Lessons among Government, Civil Society & Private Sector, Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo

Arunatilake, N, K. Wickramasinghe, P. Jayawardena, D. Weerakoon, P. Steele (2006), Report on Post Tsunami Reconstruction and Rehabilitation: Household Views on Progress and Process for the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Arunatilake, N., Steele, P., Tilakaratna, G., Wickramasinghe, K. (2006), Report on Social Insurance and Social Assistance Post Tsunami for the Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA)

Weerahewa, J. and K. Wickramasinghe (2005). Adjusting Monetary Measures of Poverty to Non-Monetary Aspects: An Analysis based on Sri Lankan Data. A selected paper presented at annual meeting of American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association), July 24-27, 2005, Providence, RI (Available online:  http://agecon.lib.umn.edu/ and http://www.pep-net.org)

Presentations

Keynote speech on Climate Change, Gender Issues and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
At the ‘Encountering SDGs and Climate Change Challenges: A Roundtable for Women Professionals’
Organized by Centre for Women’s Research, NetWater, Sri Lanka Water Partnership, and the National Committee on Women
Kanchana Wickramasinghe
22 December 2017
Centre for Women’s Research in Colombo

Panelist at the Panel discussion titled “2018 Blue Green Budget of Sri Lanka: It’s Reality in Environmental Perspective”
Organized by the Institute of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka (IEPSL)
Kanchana Wickramasinghe
14 December 2017
National Library and Documentation Board’s Auditorium

“National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change Impacts in Sri Lanka (NAP)”
At the Workshop on “Preparing a Provincial Climate Adaptation Plan for the Southern Province”
Organized by the Climate Change Secretariat
Kanchana Wickramasinghe
27 November 2017
Management Development and Training Institute Southern Province in Wakwella

Technical session on “Practical Recommendations to implement Green Accounting in Sri Lanka”
At the National Workshop on “Establishing a Green Accounting System for Sri Lanka: Lesson Sharing Future Development”
Organized by the Blue-Green Economy Financing Facility (BEFF) Secretariat of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) with the partnership of Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Department of Census and Statistics and Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka
Kanchana Wickramasinghe
17-18 August 2017
Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Twitter Chat on Economic Benefits of Environment Management
Organized by the World Bank in collaboration with IPS
Kanchana Wickramasinghe
21st August 2017 – online discussion

“Role of Crop Insurance as a Climate Risk Management Strategy in Sri Lanka”

At the 10th Annual Research Forum of the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

Organized by the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

Colombo, Sri Lanka

9 December 2016

“ Environmental Sustainability in Agriculture in Sri Lanka”

At the Session titled Environmental Sustainability of the 10th Annual Research Forum

Organized by the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association and Institute of Policy Studies (IPS)

Colombo, Sri Lanka

8 December 2016

“Protecting Farmers from Climate-induced Risks: An Assessment of Crop Insurance in Sri Lanka”

At the Academic Pre-Conference organized by the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR), in the 12th International Microinsurance Conference

Organized by the Georgia State University

Colombo, Sri Lanka

14 November 2016

“Supply Analysis of Rice in Sri Lanka”

At the Lessons Sharing & Policy Consultation Workshop on Policy Options for Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka:  A Multi-market Analysis of Rice, Fish and Dairy Products

Organized by the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) and The National Science Foundation (NSF) in partnership with Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA)

Marawila, Sri Lanka

3 – 4 November 2016

“Supply Analysis of Marine Fish in Sri Lanka”

At the Lessons Sharing & Policy Consultation Workshop on Policy Options for Ensuring Food Security in Sri Lanka:  A Multi-market Analysis of Rice, Fish and Dairy Products

Organized by the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) and The National Science Foundation (NSF) in partnership with Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA)

Marawila, Sri Lanka

3 – 4 November 2016

“Energy Management in Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka: Adoption of good practices”

At International Symposium on Energy Challenges in the Knowledge Economy

Colombo, Sri Lanka

26 – 27 June 2015

“Determinants of Milk Consumption in Sri Lanka”

At the Annual Research Forum of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economic Association

Colombo, Sri Lanka

12-13 December 2014

“Constraints for adoption of Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka”

At the Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference: Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism

Kandalama, Sri Lanka

8 – 10 August 2014

“An Overview on Ocean Resources, Energy Resources and Biosecurity in the Indian Ocean Rim Region”

At the regional workshop on Establishing a Centre of Excellence on Ocean Sciences and Environment for the Indian Ocean Rim Countries,

Colombo, Sri Lanka

June – 1 July 2014

“Demand for Climate Insurance in Sri Lanka: Comparative Study of Dry Zone Rain-fed Farmers and Coastal Fishers”

GDN 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa and Beyond

Accra, Ghana, 18-20 June, 2014.

“Environmental Orientation in the Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka”,

At the International Conference on Hospitality & Tourism Management (ICOHT) 2013 Colombo, Sri Lanka

28-29 October 2013

“Role of Social Protection in Disaster Management in Sri Lanka”

At the International Conference on Building Resilience 2013

Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

17-19 September 2013

Sustainable Production and Consumption in the Service Sectors: Case of Hotel Sector in Sri Lanka”,

At the Making Sustainability the Next Metric: The Post 2015 Development Agenda: South Asia Consultation

Organized by the Centre for Poverty Analysis, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan and Practical Action, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka

6-7 November 2013

“Development of Forest-based Ecotourism in Sri Lanka”

At the National Conference on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Colombo, Sri Lanka

26-27 September 2013

“Energy Management in the Hotel Sector: Concepts and Trends”

At the seminar on “Tourism and Sustainable Energy”

Organized by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), to mark the World Tourism Day

27 September 2012

Colombo, Sri Lanka

“Role of ICTs in Early Warning of Climate-Related Disasters: A Sri Lankan Case Study”

At the International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2011

Organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka

28 – 29 October 2011

“Community Forestry under Conditions of Low Forest Dependence”

At the Bazaar of Ideas, a side event of the first session of the Committee on Environment and Development of UNESCAP

Bangkok, Thailand

3-4 December 2009

“Climate Impacts on Performance of Agricultural Exports of Sri Lanka: Analysis Based on the Tea Sector”

At the “Third Annual Research Forum of the Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA)”

2 October 2009

Colombo, Sri Lanka

“Adaptation to Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture, Forestry and Water:
Major Gaps and Key Policy Challenges”

At the Conference on “Global Climate Change and its Impacts on Agriculture, Forestry and Water in the Tropics”

Organized by the University of Peradeniya

Kandy, Sri Lanka

10 – 11 September 2009

Community Forestry under Conditions of Low Forest Dependence: Experience from Dry and Intermediate Zones of Sri Lanka

At the “Community Forestry International Workshop”

Organized by the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

15 – 18 September 2009

“Economics of Managing Invasive Alien Species”

At the National Symposium on Invasive Alien Species

Negombo, Sri Lanka

21 -22 May 2009

“Issues and Challenges in Promoting Forest-based Ecotourism in Sri Lanka”

At the Asia-Pacific Regional Ecotourism Conference 2009

Colombo, Sri Lanka

7 – 8 May 2009

“Opportunities and Constraints of Community Forestry in Sri Lanka”

At Thirteenth Annual International Symposium on “Developments in Forestry and Environment Management”

Organized by University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Kalutara, Sri Lanka

27 – 28 December 2008

“Socio-Economic Impacts of Forest Conservation”

At the 12th Biennial international Conference of International Association for Study of Commons (IASC) on “Governing shared resources: connecting local experience to global challenges”

Cheltenham, England

14 – 18 July 2008

“Natural Disasters and Socio-economic Security in Sri Lanka”

At the International Conference on “Universalising Socio-economic Security in South Asia”, New Delhi, India

18– 21January 2008

“Costs to Government Health Care Services of Pesticide Self-poisoning Treatments in Sri Lanka”

At 6th Congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology (APAMT)

Bangkok, Thailand

14 – 16 December 2007

“Impact of Forest Conservation on Household Economy and Poverty: Case of Knuckles National Wilderness Heritage of Sri Lanka”

At International Conference on “Poverty Reduction and Forests – Tenure, Market and Policy Reforms”

Bangkok, Thailand

3 – 7 September 2007

 

“Economic Implications of Declaration of Knuckles Conservation Zone”

International Forestry and Environmental Symposium

Organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

22 – 23 December 2006

“Disaster Management Policy and Practice: Sharing Lessons among Government, Civil Society & Private Sector”

At the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights

Colombo, Sri Lanka

6 November 2006

 

Commentary
Blogs

Wickramasinghe, K., Green Initiatives in the Blue-Green Budget: Can Sri Lanka become Climate Resilient?, TalkingEconomics, IPS, October 2017

Wickramasinghe, K., “Building Resilience for Climate-induced Disasters in Sri Lanka”, Talking Economics, IPS, October 2017

Wickramasinghe, K., “Measuring Sri Lanka’s Sustainable Tourism: Missing Piece of the Puzzle”, Talking Economics, IPS, September 2017

Wickramasinghe, K. and A. Senaratne (2017), An Uphill Battle for Sri Lanka: Addressing the Loss and Damage of Climate-Induced Disasters,  CLIMATEnet Blog, IPS, August 2017

Wickramasinghe, K., “Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?”, Talking Economics, IPS, November 2016

Wickramasinghe, K., “Making Sri Lankan Tourism Accessible for All”, Talking Economics, IPS, September 2016

Wickramasinghe, K., “Green Shine in New Star Ratings of Sri Lankan Hotels”, Talking Economics, IPS, August 2016

Wickramasinghe, K., “Implementing Green Goals in SDGs in Sri Lanka” ”, Talking Economics, IPS, June 2016

Wickramasinghe, K., “Millions of Tourists, Millions of Opportunities”, Talking Economics, IPS, September 2015

Wickramasinghe, K., “Adopting a Blue Economy Approach in Sri Lanka”, Talking Economics, IPS, May 2015

Wickramasinghe, K., “Getting Communities Involved in Sri Lanka’s Nature Tourism”, Talking Economics, IPS, September 2014

Wickramasinghe, K., “Making Sri Lanka’s Post-war Tourism Boom More Environmentally-Friendly”, Talking Economics, IPS, May 2014

Wickramasinghe, K., “Forest Attraction: Can Sri Lanka use Ecotourism for Sustainable Forest Management?”, Talking Economics, IPS, February 2014

Wickramasinghe, K., “Role of ICTs in Early Warning of Climate-Related Disasters: A Sri Lankan Case Study”, CLIMATEnet, IPS, December 2013

Wickramasinghe, K., “Tourism and Water Management: Is Sri Lanka Paying Enough Attention?”, Talking Economics, IPS,  September 2013

Wickramasinghe, K., “Impacts of Global Climate Change on Inclusive Growth in Sri Lanka”, CLIMATEnet, IPS, October 2012

Wickramasinghe, K., “Giving Tourism A Green Shade: Studying Environmental Practices in Sri Lanka’s Hotels”, Talking Economics, IPS, September 2012

Wickramasinghe, K., “Green Jobs in Sri Lanka: Getting Things Started”, Talking Economics, IPS, August 2012

Wickramasinghe, K., “Rio +20: Towards a “Green Growth” Path”, Talking Economics, IPS, June 2012

Wickramasinghe, K., “An Ocean of Wealth: Sri Lanka Must Make Good Use of It”, Talking Economics, IPS, March 2012

Wickramasinghe, K., “Post-Copenhagen and Sri Lanka”, Talking Economics, IPS, January 2010

Media

How can Sri Lanka tackle cost of living, Sunday Observer, 18 February 2018

Think tank highlights importance of tourism research, Daily Mirror, 27th December 2017

TV interview – Biz1st Review 360, broadcast – TV1 (formerly MTV Sports) on 01 December 2017 on green initiatives in Sri Lanka’s Budget 2018

Index-based Climate Insurance Seen Feasible for Sri Lankan Farmers, Index Insurance Forum, Global Index Insurance Facility, World Bank Group

Majority of Hotels do not Follow Environmentally Sustainable Practices: IPS Research, Daily Mirror, October 2014

Climate Change Issues in Sri Lanka, The Island, February, 2013

Sri Lanka launches tourism think tank, Daily FT, September 2012