World Bank South Asia Region team provides a platform for conversations about regional connectivity and helps find common ground between country priorities and regional integration.

Mandakini Kaul |

With its CO2 emissions increased by more than 100% over the last 15 years, Sri Lanka - which is highly vulnerable to effects of climate change - has submitted ambitious carbon-reduction targets…

Prajwal Baral, Keisuke Iyadomi |

[[tweetable]]South Asia has grown strongly to reduce poverty and create jobs, but the region remains a development paradox[[/tweetable]]: Despite strong growth job creation remains weak and is…

Hartwig Schafer, Deborah Greenfield |

This Bangladeshi woman was born in poverty. With the right kind of education, life in poverty quickly became a story from the past for her. Credit: World Bank "I have a four-year-old son back…

Hartwig Schafer |

Les Assemblées annuelles du Fonds monétaire international (FMI) et du Groupe de la Banque mondiale sont chaque année un rendez-vous incontournable. Du 8 au 14 octobre 2018, retrouvez-nous pour un…

Bassam Sebti |

Transport corridors offer enormous potential to boost South Asia’s economies, reduce poverty, and spur more and better jobs for local people, provided the new trade routes generate growth for all…

Martin Melecky |

La première fois que je suis allée en République démocratique du Congo, en 2007, en tant que chercheur sur les questions de santé publique, j’avais pour objectif de démêler les causes complexes…

Jocelyn Kelly |

Photo: Pixabay Creative Commons Solar power is experiencing a surge in popularity across the globe. It prevents carbon emissions, helps diversify the power generation mix, reduces dependence on…

Susanne Foerster |

Photo: Burst | Pexels Creative Commons Australia’s involvement in the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)—as a founding member, and co-chair of the advisory council over the past year—underscores…

John Larkin |