Verité Research Pre-Budget Forum Offers Solutions for Forex Crisis, Presents Budget Proposals
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Published on Daily Mirror Verité Research hosted the online discussion themed ‘Steering out of the Debt Crisis: Recipe for Budget 2022’ on October 14th. The event was anchored around addressing Sri Lanka’s debt and US dollar liquidity crisis, and featured...
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Verite shows how Lanka can achieve Sustainable Debt Dynamics
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Published on The Island Verité Research, a private think tank that provides strategic analysis for Asia, hosted the online discussion Steering out of the Debt Crisis: Recipe for Budget 2022 on Oct 14. The event was anchored around addressing Sri Lanka’s debt...
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Explained: The Adani Group’s recent Port Deal in Sri Lanka
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Published on The Hindu As per the 35 year-long BOT agreement, the Adani Group will have majority, 51%, stakes, while John Keells would hold 34%, and the SLPA, 15%. The story so far On September 30, 2021, the Gujarat-headquartered Adani Group...
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A Byproduct of Intervention
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Published in Dairy News Australia Throughout this pandemic, governments across the world have launched an unprecedented number of stimulus efforts, aimed at keeping local economies afloat. At large, these packages have helped to sustain consumer spending and keep commodity markets...
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Sri Lanka’s Right to Information – Subhashini Abeysinghe on LMDtv
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Improved access to information can lead to more informed, data-driven decision-making and better outcomes for the country. Watch Research Director Subhashini Abeysinghe discuss the importance of the RTI Act with LMDtv.
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How Sri Lanka’s Overnight Flip to Total Organic Farming has led to an Economic Disaster
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Published on The Print President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was forced to impose an economic emergency on 31 August to contain soaring food inflation, and currency devaluation and forex reserves crisis. Sri Lanka has been hit by a serious economic emergency even...
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Farmers for a Phased Out Transition From Chemical to Organic Fertilizer; Supplemented With Advice
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Published on The Island The farming community of Sri Lankan doesn’t want a haphazard rush towards full-scale organic fertilizer use. Instead, they prefer a properly phased out process supplemented with adequate advice, a new survey has revealed, Executive Director of...
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Threat on Food Security ‘Significant’ and could be ‘Imminent’: Survey
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Published on The Island Over 90% of commercial farmers involved in a survey conducted among 1,042 farmers, in all the nine provinces, of the country say they currently use chemical fertiliser, and almost all of them expect reduction in their...
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Most Farmers Support Move Towards Organic Farming – Survey
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Published on Sunday Observer Almost two-thirds of the farmers are supportive of the Government’s vision to move Sri Lanka into organic agriculture, according to a survey on the ban on the import of chemical fertiliser conducted by Verité Research recently....
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Delving into the Controversial DCC Rate Hike by Banks
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Published on The Morning  Sri Lanka’s leading commercial banks decided to limit the foreign exchange transactions through credit cards and hike the Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) this past week, which caused panic for IT businesses, as their cost structures changed...
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