Gender and Land Rights Database

Sri Lanka

APLEAnti-poverty Lending scheme
APOAsian Productivity Organization
COSOPCountry Strategic Opportunities Paper
CEDAWConvention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CEDAW-OPOptional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CBNCost of Basic Needs
CBOCommunity Based Organisation
DCSDepartment of Census and Statistics
FAOFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GAGovernment Agent
GDPGross Domestic Product
GNIGross National Income
HDIHuman Development Index
ICCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCRInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
IDPInternally Displaced Person
IFADInternational Fund for Agricultural Development
IFSPIntegrated Food Security Programme
KKSKantha Karya Sanvidanaya
LDOLand Development Ordinance
NAPSNational Agriculture Policy and Strategy
NEIAPNorth East Irrigated Agriculture Project
NEPNorth East Province
NGONon-governmental organization
NECORDNorth East Community Restoration and Development Project
PBMPradeshiya Bala Mandakaya’s
RELSRewards Enhanced Loan scheme
RTARegistration of Title Act
UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme
UNESCAPUnited Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
WBWomen’s Bureau

Sources: numbers in brackets (*) refer to sources displayed in the Bibliography