Clean air in Sri Lanka: summary of progress on improving air quality

Air quality management (AQM) is still a major challenge in Asia. The fast growing Asian economies and continued urbanization have increased the demand for mobility and energy in the region, resulting in high levels of air pollution in cities from transport, industry and other sources. This report presents an update on the efforts and progress to improving air quality in Sri Lanka, which also focuses on related areas, most importantly health, climate change, transport and energy management. This report also presents: trends in air quality and climate change; The Clean Air Network of Sri Lanka, including main achievements and challenges; and Responses to address air pollution in Sri Lanka including policies, programs/projects, training courses, and several case studies of concrete actions.