The Thematic briefs explore development issues falling within these five areas on Post conflict development’ Infrastructure’ Migration’ Vulnerability’ and Environment that do not have a direct relationship with poverty. This is the first brief published under the theme of infrastructure. The paper examines the evolution of social policies in Sri Lanka with particular focus being paid to social infrastructure in areas of health and education. It looks into issues pertaining to social infrastructure and inclusive growth’ highlighting the fact that despite significant levels of social infrastructure provision and positive social development indicators in Sri Lanka’ there are still significant challenges to meet with’ in order to continue providing education and health services equitably to all citizens.
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Sri Lankan think-tank promoting a better understanding of poverty-related development issues. CEPA believes that poverty is an injustice that should be overcome and that overcoming poverty involves changing policies and practices nationally and internationally, as well as working with people in poverty.
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