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.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
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