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Protecting wetlands: Lessons from Sri Lanka and Maldives

Protecting wetlands: Lessons from Sri Lanka and Maldives

Sri Lanka and Maldives are home to rich wetlands that contain a variety of fauna and flora and benefit the ecosystem.

Sri Lanka and the Maldives share much more than the tag of tourism hot spots, beautiful beaches, and similar cultural traits. Both i…

by · Friday, 2 February 2018 · Australia, Maldives, Sri Lanka
Protecting wetlands: Lessons from Sri Lanka and Maldives

Protecting wetlands: Lessons from Sri Lanka and Maldives

Sri Lanka and Maldives are home to rich wetlands that contain a variety of fauna and flora and benefit the ecosystem.

Sri Lanka and the Maldives share much more than the tag of tourism hot spots, beautiful beaches, and similar cultural traits. Both i…

by · Friday, 2 February 2018 · Australia, Maldives, Sri Lanka
Protecting forests in India from disastrous fires

Protecting forests in India from disastrous fires

India’s commitment to sustainable development is clearly demonstrated through its innovative and progressive forest policies. The Government’s policy of incentivising state governments to improve their forest cover is evident in the 14th Finance Commi…

by · Tuesday, 19 December 2017 · Australia, India, Nepal
Lao PDR’s transition on the path to Universal Health Coverage

Lao PDR’s transition on the path to Universal Health Coverage

A mother brings her baby to Mitthaphap Hospital for a checkup. Photo: World Bank Lao PDR
On this Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, it is striking to us, working in Lao PDR’s health sector, of the progress the country has made on its journey towards …

by · Tuesday, 12 December 2017 · Australia