Sri Lanka paddy research to improve lives of rice farmers
In the aftermath of the tsunami, some studies focused on the issue of how after a disaster an aid agency can help survivors not only restore but improve their incomes.
New ways to cope with flooding along Sri Lankan river
In the aftermath of the tsunami, some of Oxfam's research initiatives focused on issues of particular concern to women.
In retirement, Fernando finds a golden opportunity helping coir workers
Four years after the tsunami, the women are earning double and in some cases triple what they made before.
For architect, supporting the poor is best kind of building
Indira Aryarathne of the Institute for Participatory Interaction in Development investigated the role of women in disaster risk reduction programs in Sri Lanka.
One researcher's method: ask the people who know best
In Sri Lanka, Chamindra Weerackody carried out research on community mental health and well-being that has implications for aid providers in future emergencies.