The current nutritional status of Sri Lanka is not satisfactory – and improving this remains a challenge. This blog by Priyanka Jayawardena examines the reasons for persisting malnutrition in the country and highlights the way forward.
Human capital is an essential resource in achieving the Sri Lankan Government’s envisaged development goals and transforming the country into a modern manufacturing economy. High quality human resources with expertise in science and technology and a skilled labour force are also necessary to compete globally. However, Sri Lanka is facing a major challenge in meeting these emerging skill requirements. In this context, this article by Priyanka Jayawardena explores some policy recommendations to bridge the widening skill gap.
This article explores the driving factors behind Sri Lanka’s health costs, despite free health care services, and the policies the country can implement to overcome these challenges.
With the aim of exploring ways to transform manpower employment to decent work of greater quality, this article explores some hidden information in the manpower business, based on a study carried out by IPS.
Despite the high demand for science and technology skills in Sri Lanka, there’s a shortage in the supply of skills to meet the demand. This article identifies the reasons behind this and how those issues can be addressed.