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Impact of Post Doha Agricultural Liberalization on Efficiency and Comparative Advantage of Rice and Potato Sectors in Sri Lanka: A Policy Analysis Matrix Approach

Specific policies on agriculture included provision of input subsidies, guaranteed product prices and state owned marketing services. With the open... View Article

Commons vs. Commons: Conjunctive use of shallow ground water resources in dry zone village tank systems in Sri Lanka for overcoming the rising water scarcity

Rising scarcity of water is a significant problem faced by the village tank farmers living in the dry zone of... View Article

Mainstreaming the Climate Change for Sustainable Development in Sri Lanka

The study undertakes a policy analysis that could guide developing a national agenda for mainstreaming the activities on climate change... View Article

Role of ICT in Climate Change Adaptation Case Study on disaster Early Warning Systems in Sri Lanka

The study assesses the role of ICT in disaster early warning, based on the Disaster Early Warning Network (DEWN) in... View Article

Economic Analysis of “Organic Rice Production in Sri Lanka: Opportunity Cost of Supply

The negative health and environmental impacts of unsustainable use of chemical inputs in agriculture is being largely discussed in Sri... View Article

Evaluation of Progress and Impacts of the Country Studies on the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) in Sri Lanka

The study intended to assess the overall process in relation to the Technology Needs Assessment in Sri Lanka, based on... View Article

National Climate Change Adaptation Plan (NAP) for Sri Lanka

Climate change is impacting the economy of Sri Lanka in numerous ways and policy makers are attempting to address the... View Article

Ecosystem Valuation in the Bar Reef ecosystem in Kalpitiya

Bar Reef in Sri Lanka is a complex marine ecosystem, which consists of near shore coral reefs, sea grass beds... View Article

Climate Insurance for Dry Zone Farmers in Sri Lanka

The study intends to assess the risks and uncertainties faced by the Dry Zone farmers, their risk management strategies and... View Article

Child Poverty in Sri Lanka: Issues Related to their Education and Access to Safe Water and Sanitation

The impact of poverty during childhood can have adverse effects on children, which are irreversible. Sustainable eradication of childhood extreme... View Article