Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is decades in the making

Ahilan Kadirgamar, senior lecturer at the University of Jaffna, explains the roots of Sri Lanka’s economic crisis.

April 18, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

Ahilan Kadirgamar, senior lecturer at the University of Jaffna, explains the roots of Sri Lanka’s economic crisis. He talks about the decades of policies that have led the country to where it is today, the impact of the pandemic, and the blow farmers suffered with the decision by the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government to ban chemical fertilizers.

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