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Diversity Impact on Vaccine Equity (DIVE) in Sri Lanka: November 2021

Covid-19 has shed light on ongoing disparities in vaccine access and confidence among different ethnic groups worldwide. Verité Research conducted a study to analyse social media content shared on Covid-19 vaccine confidence, uptake, and access among three ethnic groups in Sri Lanka—Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims.

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එන්නත්කරණ සමානාත්මතාවය කෙරෙහි වාර්ගික විවිධත්වයේ බලපෑම

කොවිඩ්-19 හේතුවෙන්, ලෝකයේ විවිධ ජනවර්ග අතර එන්නත් වෙත ඇති අසමාන ප්‍රවේශය හා එන්නත් කෙරෙහි පවතින විශ්වාසය පිළිබඳ විෂමතා ඉස්මතු වී තිබේ. ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ වෙසෙන සිංහල, දමිළ සහ මුස්ලිම් යන ජනවර්ග තුන මඟින් කොවිඩ්-19 එන්නත පිළිබඳ පවතින විශ්වාසය, එන්නත ලබා ගැනීම සහ එන්නත වෙත ඇති ප්‍රවේශය යන කරුණුවලට අදාළව සමාජ මාධ්‍ය ඔසසේ පළ කරන ලද අදහස් විශ්ලේෂණය කිරීම සඳහා වෙරිටේ රිසර්ච් (ඪැරසඑඬී ඍැිැ්රජය) ආයතනය විසින් අධ්‍යයනයක් සිදු කරන ලදි.

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இலங்கையில் சமத்துவமாக தடுப்பூசி வழங்குதல் சார்ந்த பல்வேறுபட்ட தாக்கங்கள்

கோவிட்-19, உலகெங்கிலும் உள்ள பல்வேறு இனக்குழுக்களிடையே தடுப்பூசிகளை அணுகுதல் மற்றும் நம்பிக்கை வைத்தல் தொடர்பில் காணப்படும் ஏற்றத்தாழ்வுகளை வெளிச்சத்திற்குக் கொண்டுவந்துள்ளது. வெரிடே ரிசர்ச் ஆனது, இலங்கையில் உள்ள சிங்களம், தமிழ் மற்றும் முஸ்லிம் ஆகிய மூன்று இனக்குழுக்களிடையே கோவிட்-19 தடுப்பூசி மீதான நம்பிக்கை, அதைப் பெற்றுக்கொள்ளல் மற்றும் அணுகல் குறித்து பகிரப்பட்ட சமூக ஊடக கருத்துக்களை பகுப்பாய்வு செய்யும் முகமாக ஒரு ஆய்வை நடத்தியது.

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Public Report on the 2022 Budget: Assessment of the Fiscal, Financial and Economic Assumptions used in the Budget Estimates

This report provides an assessment and analysis of the fiscal, financial and economic assumptions and estimates applied in the formulation of the 2022 Budget.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2020: Asia Region Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded and currently covers a total of 73 countries in 2020, including 24 in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, 32 in Sub-Saharan Africa; 8 in the Middle East and North Africa; and Mexico.

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Charting a Path for Debt Sustainability in Sri Lanka

Since December 2018 Sri Lanka has been subject to three notches down in rating by S&P, Moody’s and Fitch Ratings. This situation is a historical first for Sri Lanka. While many of Sri Lanka’s key macroeconomic indicators have, in the past recorded more negative levels, Sri Lanka has never in the past, been evaluated as being at such a serious level of risk, in terms of defaulting on its debt.

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Ceylon Petroleum Corporation: What Drives the Losses?

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is the state-owned enterprise in Sri Lanka with the largest accumulated losses – estimated at LKR 335 billion as of 2020.

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ශ්‍රී ලංකාව කාබනික පොහොර වෙතට මාරු වීමට දැරූ ප්‍රයත්නය

ශ්‍රී ලංකාව 2021 අප්‍රේල් මස සිට රසායනික පොහොර ආනයනය තහනම් කරමින්, කාබනික පොහොර වෙත මාරු වීමට පියවර ගන්නා ලදී. පවතින රසායනික පොහොර තොග අඩු වෙමින් පවතින වාතාවරණයක් තුල පොහොර ප්‍රතිපත්තිය පිළිබඳව ගොවීන්ගේ අදහස් සහ එහි බලපෑම අවබෝධකර ගැනීම සඳහා වෙරිටේ පර්යේෂණ ආයතනය ජූලි මාසයේදී සමීක්ෂණයක් පවත්වන ලදී. ගොවීන් මෙම ප්‍රතිපත්තියට පුළුල් ලෙස සහයෝගය දැක්වූ නමුත් ගොවීන්ගේ අදහස වුයේ මෙම පරිවර්තනය සාර්ථකව කිරීමට අවශ්‍ය දැනුම හා කාලය නොමැතිකම නිසා බොහෝ අඩු අස්වැන්නක් ලැබෙනු ඇති බවයි.

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Organic Fertiliser Transition in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka introduced a ban on chemical fertiliser importation, and a shift to organic fertiliser starting April 2021. As existing stocks were beginning to deplete Verité Research conducted a survey in July to capture the views of the farmers on the policy and its impact on them. The farmers were broadly supportive of the policy; but expected a much reduced harvest due to the lack of knowledge and time to make the transition.

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Quantifying the COVID Clean-up of Air Quality in Colombo

Increased exposure to healthier air is a positive note among the many tragic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. As movement was restricted to prevent the spread of the disease, air quality in Colombo drastically improved leading to a 60% reduction in the average duration that people in Colombo were exposed to unhealthy air.

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