Munasinghe Institute for Development

Past Activities

Research Programms
  • C3D Phase I
    MIND is among the three institutions identified by UNITAR for the purpose of capacity building on Climate Change and Sustainable development. 
    MIND along with other partners ENDA, Senegal and ERC, South Africa is developing training material and organizing capacity building workshops on Sustainable Development and Climate Change adaptation and mitigation programmes.

  • Evaluation of Dams and Development Project
    This exercise was undertaken through a global survey of responses of the members of the Development of Dams Forum (DDF), which included direct interviews as well as telephone interviews. MIND made some far reaching recommendations in regard to the future of DDP, based on which the a decision has been reached by World Bank to extend the project life span by one more year.

  • Evaluation of project proposals relating to safe drinking water and technology
    Chairman MIND evaluated 52 projects relating to safe drinking water. The project was sponsored by the UNDP unit for Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries (TCDC), Third World Academy of Sciences TWAS, of which Chairman MIND is the Chancellor, Third World Network of Scientific Organisations (TWNSO) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).

  • Power Sector Poverty Linkages
    This study analysed the impact of electricity sector and reform on consumers.

  • Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (Ma) Dissemination Meeting
    4 th May 2005 at SLAAS Auditorium
    Disseminate the path breaking results of the Millenium Ecosystem Assessment (MA), released in major world capitals including New York, London, Delhi and Beijing. The work was carried out for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, by 1300 leading experts from 95 countries, over a 5 year period, to assess how ecosystem degradation would affect the UN Millenium Development Goals (MDG) agreed in 2000 

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