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Promotion of decent work for plantation and rural youth in Sri Lanka

Promotion of decent work for plantation and rural youth in Sri Lanka

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Published by International Labour Origanization in Colombo .
Written in English


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, the plantation sector contributed to approx. 4% of nominal GDP and approx. 18% of total exports, and employed approx. 16% of the working population, making it an important industry that earned foreign currency and created jobs. Sri Lanka’s plantation sector was divided roughly into two categories: large, state-owned.   Sri Lanka has always prioritised youths, placing them at the heart of development. Youth skills development has been identified as an important aspect in reducing youth unemployment. Although youth unemployment rate in the country has decreased to percent in the first quarter of from 21 percent in the fourth quarter of , a critical need for .

  RATNAPURA, Sri Lanka, Mar 28 (IPS) - As the mercury rises higher, Kamakandalagi Leelavathi delves deeper into the lush green mass of the tea bushes. The past few afternoons there have been thunderstorms. So the year-old tea picker in Uda Houpe tea garden of Sri Lanka’s Hatton region is rushing to complete her day’s task before the rain .   Dignity of the plantation worker View(s): In the past few months going through a lot of literature, events and even new coffee table books as Sri Lanka’s primary export commodity tea marks its th anniversary, there seems to be .

  Sri Lanka’s tea industry, which marks years this year, depends in part on tea estates, the agricultural plantations first developed by British colonialists. Today, the estates are home to about , people – about 5 percent of Sri Lanka’s population.   14th May The Plantation Community Of Sri Lanka By Mizly Nizar – Colombo, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s plantation sector history dates back to the colonial period. The plantation sector includes the cultivation of three export crops: tea, rubber and coconut. Among these three crops, tea is the most important. Tea plantations were commenced by the.


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Promotion of decent work for plantation and rural youth in Sri Lanka By developing the capacity of local staff and institutions, it also improves labour market and employment services.

In addition, it works closely with plantation companies to promote strategic corporate sustainability, factory improvements and a good work-life balance. Promotion of decent work for youth in Sri Lanka Quick Facts Countries: Sri Lanka Final Evaluation: Apr youth in the plantation sector and rural areas adjacent to the plantations, addressing the involving Tamil youth in the plantation sector in Sri Lanka - address cross-cutting issues mentioned in this report.

The Sri Lankan plantation sector is facing many challenges one of which is the lack of manpower. One of the main reasons for this shortage is the youth reluctance to engage in plantation. In order to address the youth employment problem one has to go through the policy cycle of problem identification and analyse the existing systems and has to redesign the policies to come out.

contribution of the tea and rubber sectors towards the economy of Sri Lanka in terms of the sectors such as business promotion, rural socio economic development, poverty reduction and environment conservation is further Size: 5MB.

Report and Recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors: Proposed Loan to Sri Lanka for the Plantation Reform Project. Manila. This project was designedto transfer ownership of the plantation sector through divestment of the 23 regional plantation companies (RPCs).

The Plantation Development Project is follow-on to this project. Inadequate schooling in Sri Lanka’s plantations fledged training institution to educate plantation youth as teachers.

Sri Pada is the only college of. Populations in areas affected by the former conflict, in remote rural areas and in the tea plantation sector are especially vulnerable. This indicates the need for effective targeted interventions through decentralized planning and resource allocation.

Sri Lanka is vulnerable to environmental degradation, natural hazards and climate change. Women Plantation Workers One of Sri Lanka’s major sources of wealth has been its extensive plantation sector. The cultivation of tea, rubber and coconut contributes almost one fifth of the country’s exports, and requires a resident estate labour force of eight hundred thousand Tamils, or 5% of the national population.

Human Development Initiative through Empowerment and Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Settlements in Sri Lanka. Funded by: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Budget: US$ 2 Mn Implemented by: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Partners: Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community.

The Ministry of Plantation Industries is a ministry in the Government of Sri Lanka. List of Plantation Industries Ministers. The Minister of Plantation Industries is an appointment in the Cabinet of Sri iction: Government of Sri Lanka.

Welcome to The Ministry of Plantation Industries. work offered to them by the estate management per month and the Price Shared is Supplemented by Rs. 30/= which makes total of Rs /= per month. Ironically, still the estate workers are identified as low income groups in the country.

Objective of the Study 1. To study the nature of labour in the tea plantation sector in Sri Lanka Size: KB. Sri Lanka and Plantation Development Project Government of Sri Lanka Ministry of Plantation Industries ¥1,million ($10 million equivalent) SDR million ($20 million equivalent) PCR: SRI B.

Loan Data 1. Appraisal – Date Started – Date Completed 2. Loan Negotiations – Date Started – Date Completed 3. Poor health care for Sri Lankan tea plantation workers By A. Shantha Kumar 8 November On October 3, a female worker, Marudai, from the Stockhelm Plantation at. Knowledge of Oil Palm cultivation will be an added advantage, a minimum of 05 years' experience in the capacity of a Manager in a Regional Plantation Company, NIPM qualifications in Rubber manufacture and Accounts will be preferable.

Sri Lanka is one of the top three suppliers of tea to the EU. The UK buys about 10 million kg of tea from Sri Lanka. Intea exports contributed per cent to Sri Lanka’s 50 billion euro economy.

The industry employs over a million people – aboutof them are tea pickers and most of those are Size: KB. Empower plantation women and the community to enjoy the rights as a nation: The Project works on forming and strengthening the Rural Development Societies and Disaster Management Committee in the 30 estate locations to obtain the services of Divisional Secretariat, Pradeshiya Sabha and other government institutions while lobbying with the policymakers and political.

Investment promotion through enhancement of domestic savings. Promotion of economic and social infrastructure. Increasing Foreign Assistance. Promotion of fair trade. Ensure skilled human resources giving special focus on youth. Ensure efficient and effective insurance system.

sri lankan team study. WOMEN IN THE PLANTATION SECTOR. INTRODUCTION. The S.C.M. of Sri Lanka started this project in July. However work on the project got underway only in Mid-September, after the Annual Conference. Even prior to the commencement of this project the S.C.M.

was concerned with the plight of the workers on the tea plantations. Acknowledging that social indicators of the one-million-strong plantation community in Sri Lanka are well below the national standards, the government on Thursday unveiled a five-year action plan.

The tea plantation sector in Sri Lanka has a history of approximately years. Tea plantation commonly refers to as tea estates and it become as a dominant crop of the estate sector4. The commercial planting of the tea was introduced by James Taylor in and emerged as the main plantation crop in the country after coffee was destroyed by.This book is a rich account of changes in the institutional environment determining the lives of people who work on plantations in Sri Lanka.

The spatial scale embraces all the plantations on the island and the time scale is an ambitious years.27 NovemberColombo, Sri Lanka: A national conference on ‘Empowering Communities through Settlement Improvement in the Plantation Sector was held today in Colombo.

The conference highlighted key issues pertaining to the integration of Sri Lanka’s plantation sector into mainstream development in the country.