Sri Lanka is seeking greater international protection for several lizard species found nowhere else on Earth.

International regulations designed to limit the environmental impact of electronic waste could be making the problem worse, experts in Southeast Asia say.

Farmers and authorities throughout Asia need to be vigilant against fall armyworm invasions, after confirmation that the fast-moving pest has spread from India to China and now to South-East As

Environmental groups involved in talks at a United Nations conference in Kenya have accused the US of blocking an ambitious global response to plastic pollution.

Sri Lanka hosts the latest CITES conference this May, where member states will consider proposals for protections for a wide range of species.

A reliable supply of water is critical for agricultural intensification and yield improvement. Technological devices that lift, transport and apply water contribute to increased yield from improved crop varieties and high input cultivation.

Sri Lanka's Health Ministry will introduce e-health cards by the end of this year, which will uplift the country's free state health sector, local media reported Thursday.

Sri Lanka is facing a challenging macroeconomic landscape. The post-conflict high growth momentum has decelerated. A volatile global environment and structurally weak competitiveness continue to weaken growth and external sector performance. High interest costs mask limited fiscal improvement.

This country diagnostic assessment seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Sri Lanka, focusing on insurance and other risk transfer instruments.

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