Ruwan Samaraweera is a Researcher Officer and an Ecological Economist working on environment, natural resources and climate change economic policy research at IPS. He contributed to the formulation of the draft National Environment Policy of Sri Lanka and the National Cooling Policy of Sri Lanka prepared by the Ministry of Environment. He is also engaged in projects supported by the UNDP, IIED, World Bank, Darwin Initiative UK, Southern Voice, ACIAR and IFPRI. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Export Agriculture (Second Upper) from Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka. He is currently reading for an MSc in Agricultural Economics at the University of Peradeniya.

Research
Presentations

Guest speaker at the webinar on ‘Pure Energy – Green Economy’

Organised by the Road to Rights and the G17 University Ambassadors Consortium
29 August 2021

Presentation on ‘Bridging the Climate Information and Communication Gaps for Effective Adaptation

22nd Sustainable Development Conference
Organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
03 – 05 December 2019
Islamabad, Pakistan

Presentation on ‘Sustainable Climate Change Action Through Youth Involvement in Policy Making: A Perception Study

Sri Lanka Next 2019: A Blue Green Era Conference
Organized by SLYCAN Trust and Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment
24 October 2019
BMICH, Colombo 07

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