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.
In this article to mark the the World Intellectual Property Rights Day Dilani Hirimuthugodage points out that Sri Lanka is still far behind in creating a strong protection mechanism for inventions.
26th January was International Customs Day. The theme for this year is, “Communication: Sharing Information for Better Cooperation”. Trade facilitation measures are important means of achieving improved communication and transparency, and hence the focus of this article is on the subject with reference to Sri Lanka to mark the International Customs Day this year.
With the rapid developments in technology and the growing demand for new products, the production and consumption of more ‘Electronic and Electrical Equipment’ (EEE) has significantly increased around the world. This has also resulted in the acceleration of the rate …
Driving innovation in Sri Lanka is now increasingly being recognized as a key determinant of the country’s long term growth prospects. Everyone from private sector leaders to government policy planners are keen to understand how the power of innovation can be ignited to drive enterprise profitability and drive faster and inclusive growth nationally. We decided to tackle this issue in the latest version of the IPS Talking Economics Digest through an ‘Innovation Special Issue’.