Archive for February 1st, 2022

See what pesticide ban did to Sri Lanka

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Courtesy Ukragroconsult 1 February 2022 If it is possible to learn from the mistakes of others, a moment has come for our parliamentary committees and the Ministry of Agriculture to take a good look at Sri Lanka. For, what better way to implement great policies than by seeing their impact beforehand? And, as the Kenyan […]

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Sri Lankan families go hungry as cost of food skyrockets

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

ByJoe Wallen, SOUTH ASIA CORRESPONDENT and Nishantha Hewage IN COLOMBO courtesy The Telegraph The country’s worst economic crisis, compounded by a disastrous switch to organic farming, leaves impoverished unable to buy essential items Dinner time has become Susila Irangani’s least favourite time of the day. Nowadays, the 62-year-old never knows whether she will be able to put food on […]

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Sri Lanka’s Inflation Accelerates to Asia’s Fastest on FX Crunch

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Anusha Ondaatjie, Courtesy Bloomberg News Pedestrians and shoppers at Pettah Market in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. Sri Lanka’s gross domestic product unexpectedly contracted last quarter, adding a new layer of challenge to the economy facing default risks. , Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — Sri Lanka’s inflation rate surged past Pakistan to make it […]

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