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Millennium Development Goals – Sri Lanka’s Achievements and Challenges Ahead

In this article, Wimal Nanayakkara takes a look at how far Sri Lanka has come in achieving the The Millennium Development Goals, as highlighted in the MDG Country Report 2014.

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Addressing Issues of Social Protection to Enhance Equity in Sri Lanka

Marking the World Day of Social Justice 2015, Ganga Tilakaratna highlights four key issues of Sri Lanka’s social protection system that need to be addressed in order to reduce vulnerability and enhance equity.

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Poverty and MDGs in Sri Lanka: What More Needs to be Done?

Special article marking International Day of Eradicating Poverty (17th October) Poverty – a condition where people’s basic needs for wellbeing are not being met – is a multidimensional issue that affects most, if not all, nations. Despite huge success in …

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Getting Communities Involved in Sri Lanka’s Nature Tourism

Tourism-related community development in nature tourism should not be just about getting a few villagers to guide tourists, but must take a more meaningful and holistic approach, argues Kanchana Wickremasinghe

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5 Things to Know About Building Resilience from Droughts in Sri Lanka

Recent droughts in Sri Lanka had a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Sri Lankans. How can irrigation and agriculture improve to tackle future droughts, or are climate change effects catching up too quickly?