Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough,

Country Director, Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Harsha Aturupane

Lead Education Specialist and Human Development Coordinator for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Ralph van Doorn

Senior Country Economist

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Jun 23, 2016

Community Contributions Redevelop Northern and Eastern Sri Lanka

Each community member used to be alone before, but now we share equipment and knowledge with other community members. They learn, exchange and make decisions together.

Environment Jun 17, 2016

Preserving the Beddagana Wetland for Flood Protection, Conservation Education,...

The Beddagana Wetland Park demonstrates how a wetland can be preserved while promoting eco-tourism and improved livability in the city.

Jobs and Development Aug 12, 2016

In Sri Lanka, Youth Learn New Skills and Bridge the Digital Divide

Over 3 years, 16 NGOs received grants to develop innovative solutions to tackle youth employment and more than 100 NGOs received training in new technologies in South Asia.

Education Aug 10, 2016

Sri Lanka: Developing Students with Practical Skills for Employability and ...

The Higher Education for 21st Century (HETC) has helped universities enrich their curricula to strengthen English and IT skills and soft skills desired by employers.

Aug 21, 2013

Working at the World Bank: Jobs

We are continually in search of the brightest, most talented individuals from around the globe.

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