Think tank

Centre for Poverty Analysis

Centre for Poverty Analysis ‒ CEPA

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) is an independent, 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. CEPA strives to contribute to influencing poverty-related development policy, at national, regional, sectoral, programme and project levels.

Contact details

Website:
www.cepa.lk

Address:
16, Jawatta Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka - 00500

Country:
Sri Lanka

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Northern, Eastern, Western, Central, Southern, Uva Provinces
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 21
Sri Lanka average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Mr. Sunil Bastian, Professor Hiran Dias , Dr. Anila Dias Bandaranaike, Dr. Dileni Gunewardena, Mr. Wimal Nanayakkara, Dr. Sasanka Perera, Dr. Darini Rajasingham Senanayake, Dr. R M K Ratnayake, Professor. Nimal Sanderatne, Professor Kalinga Tudor Silva, Dr. Nireka Weeratunge, Mr. Chandra Jayaratne
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Ms. Karin Fernando (Acting Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Wijaya Jayatilaka
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Udan Fernando (January-March 2020) and Dr. Wijaya Jayatilaka (April 2020 todate)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 30
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 43
2021
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 29
2020
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 29
% Female staff
2022
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 73%
Sri Lanka average
 65%
Global average
 53%
2021
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 70%
2020
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 60%
% Female researchers
2022
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 78%
Sri Lanka average
 69%
Global average
 35%
2021
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 70%
2020
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 60%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 8
Sri Lanka average
 10
Global average
 43
2020
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 4
2019
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 7
Financials
2021
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 $369,461
Sri Lanka average
 $471,814
Global average
 $4,559,537
2020
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 $453,000
2019
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 $830,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 3,567
Sri Lanka average
 6,098
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 3,174
Likes (2019)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 2,442
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 2,680
Sri Lanka average
 2,915
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 2,642
Followers (2019)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 2,458
Subscribers (2022)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 370
Sri Lanka average
 1,019
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 309
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for Poverty Analysis
 142

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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