Kanchana Wickramasinghe

Connecting People to Nature: A Need of the Hour for Sri Lanka

Even though people are heavily reliant on nature, they lack the connectivity to nature which helps achieve sustainable development. This article examines the problems caused by this disconnect between nature and society and highlights policy implications to improve people’s environmental literacy which can be used as a tool to enhance connectivity to nature.

Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?

This article explores the reasons behind farmers in Sri Lanka not opting for crop insurance, and the importance of finding suitable policies to help farmers better manage climate risks and improve adaptation.

Making Sri Lankan Tourism Accessible for All

Marking World Tourism Day 2016, this article highlights the importance of Sri Lanka to promote accessible tourism to discover possible economic potentials of its emerging tourism market.

Green Shine in New Star Ratings of Sri Lankan Hotels

This article explores the environmental, community and sustainability aspects of the new star rating system of registered hotels in Sri Lanka and how the hotels can benefit from this system.

Implementing Green Goals in SDGs in Sri Lanka

This article highlights the challenges in effectively reporting environment related goals in SDGs, which cuts across many goals, and the steps that can be taken to overcome such challenges.