Guarantees are one of government’s most powerful financing tools for mobilizing private sector participation in development projects.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
It’s time to re-examine the actions we take to exterminate the wild animals and plants we need to survive, and start using stronger measures to protect them.
Sri Lanka is making progress on improving public TVET, but IT courses have yet to generate the needed employment opportunities.
It's time for Sri Lankan banks to do more to support SMEs and infrastructure development.
We learned in Sri Lanka that the most effective development projects not only provide new solutions to old problems, but also adapt to changing circumstances.
Bilateral power trading deals among SASEC countries should gradually expand. A single interconnected power market would be a clear win for the subregion.
Prosumers consume electricity, and generate it too. They can sell surplus power to the national grid or save it for later use.
Hugely affected by climate change, Sri Lanka is taking bold action against it. ADB and UNDP are helping develop a strategy that can be replicated elsewhere.