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Author: Neranjana Gunetilleke
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: selected, issues, lanka, sri, poverty, estimates, monetary
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437900593
ISBN-13: 9781437900590

Provides an introduction to poverty-related data available in Sri Lanka, & monetary measurements of poverty carried out using this data. The lack of an official poverty line in Sri Lanka until June 2004 has over time generated a number of poverty lines & corresponding poverty measures. While these poverty measures have provided a good base for poverty analysis, this paper also touches on the problems generated by the use of multiple methods. The release of the official poverty line by the Dept. of Census & Statistics can be seen as a major step forward in the debate on poverty measurement in S

Author: John F. Kerry
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congressional, report, war, strategy, lanka, recharting, sri
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437927726
ISBN-13: 9781437927726

The admin. is currently evaluating U.S. policy toward Sri Lanka in the wake of the military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, one of the worldżs deadliest terrorist groups. Six months since the end of the war, the Sri Lankan Govżt. is dealing with a humanitarian crisis in the North where hundreds of thousands are still displaced and homes and infrastructure are destroyed. The Senate Foreign Relations Comm. asked two staff members, Fatema Sumar and Nilmini Rubin, to evaluate U.S. policy towards Sri Lanka. They conducted a week-long fact finding mission Nov. 2ż7, 2009, to see ho

Author: International Irrigation Management Institute
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: lanka, sri, schemes, kandy, february, irrigation, major, sustainable, mobilization, management, proceedings, workshop, resource
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 1990-01-01
ISBN-10: 9290901330
ISBN-13: 9789290901334

Author: IIMI. SLFO, Sri Lanka. Irrigation Department. Irri
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: sri, seasonal, phase, report, kirindi, oya, lanka, maha, diversification, study, assistance, irrigation, management, crop, technical
Number of Pages: 86
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:29R0

Author: Barnett R. Rubin
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: sri, lanka, agreement, indo, rights, violence, human, cycles
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 1987
ISBN-10: 0938579436
ISBN-13: 9780938579434

Provincial Devolution: Strengthening Democracy and Protecting Human Rights.

Author: Somaratne, P. G.Jinapala, K.Perera, L. R.Ariyaratn
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: oya, deduru, basin, sri, lanka, study, case, institutions, effective, water, resources, management, developing
Number of Pages: 117
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9290905190
ISBN-13: 9789290905196

This report is based on a research project financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to conduct a regional study for the development of effective water management institutions (ADBRETA no 5812). Research activities were conducted in five river basins in Indonesia, the Philippines, Nepal, China and Sri Lanka for a period of three years commencing from 1999. The river basin studied in Sri Lanka was the Deduru Oya river basin in the North Western Province of the country. This report contains the findings of the Deduru Oya basin study. The overall objective of the case study conducted in Sri La

Author: Nagy K. Hanna
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: sri, lanka, experience, development, designing, envisioning
Number of Pages: 246
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0821368664
ISBN-13: 9780821368664

This publication examines the preparation and design of the e-Sri Lanka development programme, a World Bank-funded programme in Sri Lanka to invest in the necessary IT resources and infrastructure to enable it to join the global knowledge economy. Topics discussed include: the collaborative nature of the programme and the role of key stakeholders, guiding principles and how funding was secured; the strategic context; developing the capacity of the ICT industry and human resources, including the software and information services sector, and the capacity-building and industry promotion fund; and
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