Think tank

LIRNEAsia

Colombo, Sri Lanka

LIRNEasia is a pro-poor, pro-market think tank. It is in favor of decentralized innovation – including through competitive markets – to enhance the lives of the poor. They conduct in-depth, policy-relevant research on infrastructure industries including ICT sectors. It’s work extends to other sectors such as agriculture which can benefit the poorest citizens of the Asia Pacific. They document regional good practices, ; disseminate independent, actionable knowledge, to policy makers, regulators, service providers and the media; train policy intellectuals; and provide short-term advisory assistance.

Contact details

Website:
https://lirneasia.net/

Address:
12 Balcombe Place, Colombo 08 Sri Lanka

Country:
Sri Lanka

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Asia-Pacific
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
LIRNEAsia
 17
Sri Lanka average
 29
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Helani Galpaya
Leader gender: Female

Social

Likes (2021)
LIRNEAsia
 1,977
Sri Lanka average
 17,059
Global average
 31,384
Twitter
Followers (2021)
LIRNEAsia
 2,289
Sri Lanka average
 2,432
Global average
 18,429

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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