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De-mystifying the Increase in Sri Lanka’s Debt

This insight explains and navigates five sources of complications in calculating the increase in debt and the sources of debt increment in Sri Lanka over the years.

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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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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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Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Evaluating Key Performance Indicators

This report assesses the extent to which the government has implemented 12 gender-related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These KPIs were developed by the former Ministry of Women and Child Affairs towards achieving Goal 5 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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ස්ත්‍රී පුරුෂ සමාජභාවයට අනුකූල වූ අයවැයකරණය: ප්‍රධාන කාර්ය සාධන දර්ශක පිළිබඳ ඇගැයීම

ස්ත්‍රී පුරුෂ සමාජභාවය පිළිබඳ ප්‍රධාන කාර්ය සාධන දර්ශකයන් (ප්‍ර.කා.සා.ද.)12 ක් රජය කොතරම් දුරට ක්‍රියාත්මක කර ඇත්ද යන්න පිළිබඳව මෙම වාර්තාව ඇගැයීමට ලක් කරයි.

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பால்நிலை பொறுப்பு வரவு செலவுத்திட்டத் தயாரிப்பு: பிரதான செயலாற்றுகை சுட்டிகளை மதிப்பிடுதல

இந்த அறிக்கை அரசாங்கம் பாலினம் தொடர்பான 12 முக்கிய செயல்திறன் குறிகாட்டிகளை (KPIs) எந்த அளவிற்கு செயல்படுத்தியுள்ளது என்பதை மதிப்பீடு செய்கிறது.

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