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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Agriculture & Rural Development Sep 11, 2009

Empowering Rural Communities to Bridge Income Gaps in Sri Lanka

Gemi Diriya, or “the strength of the villages,” is helping villagers identify, prioritize, plan, fund, and implement their own development needs.

Education Jul 17, 2009

Towers of Learning: Higher education in Sri Lanka

Higher education in Sri Lanka is poised on the crest of two great waves of opportunity driving and accelerating the country’s ascent to middle-income status.

Science & Technology Jun 01, 2011

Sri Lanka Lights Up: Renewable Energy for Rural Communities

A quiet revolution has taken place in Sri Lanka, lighting up the rural landscape.

Global Economy Jun 01, 2011

Reshaping Economic Geography: Connecting People to Prosperity

The report provides new insights into geographic transformations in Sri Lanka.

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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