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Problems with Sri Lanka's education system

15-08-2021Sri Lanka may be economically sliding towards a basket case and politically a murky mess where politicians put self before the country and its people.

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War's End Threatens Water Supply in Northern Sri Lanka

10-11-2021JAFFNA, Sri Lanka, Nov 10 (IPS) - War is seldom good for anything, especially protracted conflicts like the one in Sri Lanka, which dragged on for over three decades and

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Fast Fashion and Worker Exploitation

08-08-2021Factory Exploitation and the Fast Fashion Machine. By. Victoria Stafford. In May, Global Labor Justice uncovered active gender-based violence in Asian factories supplying American apparel giants HM and Gap. Results conclude that abuse against garment workers stems directly from the way fast fashion meets its bottom line: outsourcing

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Sri Lanka Environment

27-11-2021deforestation; soil erosion; wildlife populations threatened by poaching and urbanization; coastal degradation from mining activities and increased pollution; coral reef destruction; freshwater resources being polluted by industrial wastes and sewage

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The Biggest Environmental Problems Of 2021

14-09-2021Representing arguably the biggest of the environmental problems, this is made all the more concerning considering that last year's summer triggered the loss of 60 billion tons of ice from Greenland, enough to raise global sea levels by 2.2mm in just two months. According to satellite data, the Greenland ice sheet lost a record amount of ice

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The challenges in policy formulation, policy analysis and

05-02-2021Political Commitment The problem related to politics and politicians sits at the root of the problems of implementation in Pakistan. Literature on implementation highlights the importance of political commitment by leadership as critical to policy success (SabatierMazmanian, 1983, pp. 158-59). Sri Lankan 10.

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Problems of Agricultural Marketing in India

Defects/Problems. Even though India is an agricultural country,The one main defect of Indian Agricultural marketing is the presence of too many middlemen and the exploitation of farmers by them.The Indian Organizing Society has clarified the following facts relating

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GROUNDWATER RESOURCES OF SRI LANKA

The whole Jaffna peninsula is underlain by Miocene limestone formations which are generally 100 to 150 m thick and which are distinctly bedded and well jointed and are highly karstified. The shallow aquifer of the peninsula occurs in the channels and cavities (karsts) of this Miocene Limestone as shown in Figure 1.2 and hence this nomenclature

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Jamaica: Deforestation linked to mining, agriculture

11-09-2021Jamaica: Deforestation linked to mining, agriculture and tourism. Posted on Sep 11, 2021. Included in Bulletin 50. Jamaica, the third largest island in the Caribbean, is dominated by an extensive cordillera. The island was once almost entirely covered by forest, of which there are four main types whose distribution is determined by the rainfall

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How to travel responsibly: 9 ethical and climate

06-07-2021Long before Covid-19 brought global travel to a screeching halt, the problems associated with large numbers of people moving around the planet were becoming obvious. Published last month

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Migrant Labor

Workers are on the move, often into uncertain and potentially exploitative labor.Shifts in demographic and economic patterns are pushing workers to cross borders for jobs in ever increasing numbers. Migrants often leave their home communities due to extreme poverty and face exploitation as they search for work in unfamiliar terrain. They are commonly subject to subcontracting

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The Global Sanctions Data Base

04-08-2021The Global Sanctions Data Base. Gabriel Felbermayr, Aleksandra Kirilakha, Constantinos Syropoulos, Erdal Yalcin, Yoto Yotov 04 August 2021. In recent years, economic sanctions have increasingly become 'the tool of choice' in responses to international political challenges related to geo-political conflicts.

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Impact of Environmental Degradation on Agricultural

Global concerns about the state of the environment have come to be an important issue in international discourse since the 1970s. In the past, most environmental problems were attributed to the over exploitation of natural resources for economic development, which was mainly limited to the industrialized countries of the world.

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PLANTS, PEOPLE, PLANET: Vol 3, No 4

04-03-2021In addition to generating significant foreign income, over 350,000 families are involved in the cinnamon industry, demonstrating its long-established role in the Sri Lankan society. The spice constitutes many bioactive compounds with antioxidant, antimicrobial, and insecticidal properties, in addition to therapeutic and preventive effects against many diseases and disorders.

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The Top 10 Challenges Faced by Entrepreneurs Today

Entrepreneurs face many challenges in today's ultra-competitive business world. Fortunately, entrepreneurs also have more resources than ever before to tackle those problems. The following 10 challenges are faced by many entrepreneurs today. Perhaps you've run up against some of

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UNHCR

Definitions: There is a frequent confusion between sexual exploitation and abuse on the one hand, and sexual harassment on the other. The main difference relates to who is the victim (also called "survivor").. Sexual exploitation and abuse affects persons of concern.; Sexual exploitation is defined as an actual or attempted abuse of someone's position of vulnerability (such as a person

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LIMESTONE MINING AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS IN

discussed. Based on overall impact of limestone mining in the area it is suggested that all stakeholders particularly the owners of mines and cement plants should give necessary attention to environmental issues prevailing in the area. Initiatives for proper management

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exploitation of limestone

It is also necessary to discover whether exploitation of the deposit will have an effect on the water table in the location. This will have a bearing on the ease of extraction, but will also affect the local area and liaison with local authorities will be necessary.

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Child sexual exploitation and child prostitution in Sri Lanka

10-04-2021Child sexual exploitation and child prostitution in Sri Lanka: A legal perspective. Abstract— child sexual exploitation and child prostitution are some of the major challenges which Sri Lanka is facing as a developing tourist destination. Poverty, lack of education and inequality are some of the main causes for these kinds of issues.

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Cybersecurity in accounting research

This paper aims to update the cybersecurity-related accounting literature by synthesizing 39 recent theoretical and empirical studies on the topic. Furthermore, the paper provides a set of categories into which the studies fit.,This is a synthesis paper that summarizes the research literature on cybersecurity, introducing knowledge from the extant research and revealing areas requiring further

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Water and wastewater related issues in Sri Lanka

The primary problems concerning water resources in Sri Lanka are the depletion and degradation of the resource caused by various anthropogenic activities. Surface inland waters in urban areas are polluted heavily with domestic sewage and industrial effluents, and in rural areas with agricultural runoff.

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7 Big Problems in the Marketing Industry

01-04-2021Because knowledge is not power. Power is knowledge applied. The seven big problems provide all of us with critical context. Context matters. Context is the last frontier for marketers who know that mobile ubiquity and wearables powered by the Internet of Things are closing in on the holy grail of contextual understanding.

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Corporate Governance IssuesChallenges

31-07-2021Corporate governance encompasses the principles of responsible management and is a company code of conduct for the management of businesses on behalf of stakeholders. Companies often struggle with accountability, transparency, stakeholder communication and conflict of interest issues.

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Major Challenges Facing Youth In Developing Economies

01-01-2021Apart from the major challenges of unemployment, inequality, corruption, poverty, cultism, human trafficking and emigration are other challenges facing developing economies, Nigeria inclusive. Despite Nigeria's decades of development efforts, both the gap between the poor and the rich countries and the inequalities within states and nations have widened.

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10 Years After the Tsunami: Is Sri Lanka Better Prepared

23-12-2021A total of around 230,000 people lost their lives in countries located along the Indian Ocean. The need for an early warning system and to be better prepared to manage disasters to save lives and livelihoods was the biggest lesson learnt in the aftermath of the tsunami 10 years ago. According to the Disaster Management Center of Sri Lanka, the

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Belize Environmental IssuesResource Extraction

Belize has already lost more of its coral reef system than any other Caribbean country due to climate change, which some believe is exacerbated by the very practices outlined above. We've seen tragedies ensue from oil exploration in countries like Ecuador, and the environmentally conscious should definitely have concern for Belize.

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Protecting children online

UNICEF supports a coordinated national response to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation online, and to ensure that cases are investigated and prosecuted. What happens online reflects the realities children face every day – at home, at school and in their wider communities. Strategies to promote online safety must protect the

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Beyond accountability: the struggle for co

02-06-2021Sri Lanka's civil war ended in May 2021. For years, the lack of accountability for the grave human rights abuses committed during the last phase of the war has seemed for many actors to be the

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Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. In 2021, the United Nations Secretary-General launched a new strategy to prevent and end sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations personnel ( A/71

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UNODC: UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking

Deadline: 09-Jul-21. The UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons has launched its Sub-grant Programme 2 of the fifth Call for Proposals to provide essential humanitarian, legal and financial aid to victims of trafficking in persons through established channels of assistance.

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Environmental Challenges In Sri Lanka

There are major environmental problems that are faced by Sri Lanka. Chief among them are: severe land degradation; poor management of water resources; impact of large scale deforestation; loss of biodiversity; coastal erosion, scarcity of water pollution, inadequate facilities for waste disposal; loss of agricultural productivity

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Environmental issues in Sri Lanka

Environmental issues in Sri Lanka include large-scale logging of forests and degradation of mangroves, coral reefs and soil. Air pollution and water pollution are challenges for Sri Lanka since both cause negative health impacts. Overfishing and insufficient waste management, especially in rural areas, leads to environmental pollution. Sri Lanka is also vulnerable to climate change impacts such as extreme

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