Earthquakes, landslides and heavy rainfall often cause long-term disruption of transport systems in South Asia, resulting in economic setbacks affecting internal trade and regional integration.…

Masatsugu Takamatsu, Julian Palma |

E-commerce can become a driver of growth across South Asia and boost trade between the region’s countries, but its potential remains largely untapped.

Viviana Perego, Sanjay Kathuria, Arti Grover, Aaditya Mattoo, Pritam Banerjee |

Intraregional trade in South Asia could be worth $67 billion rather than $23 billion. This gap between potential and actual trade leads to a signficiant loss to consumers, firms and exporters, in…

Sanjay Kathuria, Nadeem Rizwan |

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 |

Pakistani women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics face discrimination and have few role models to look up to. Organizations like Women Engineers Pakistan (WEP) and Women in…

Ramla Qureshi, Nameerah Hameed |

The Digital Youth Summit has grown into a premier platform for connecting youth, policymakers and the private sector around emerging trends in the digital economy. It is a part of an ambitious…

Emcet O. Tas, Shan Rehman |

تعمل تقنية قواعد البيانات المتسلسلة سريعا على تحويل طريقة تخزين البيانات وإدارتها. فبدلًا من استخدام قاعدة بيانات مركزية، تعتمد تقنية قواعد البيانات المتسلسلة على شبكة من كتل البيانات المحمية…

تشي فونغ فان, ألمود فايتز, يعين لم |

The rise of blockchain promises to revolutionize many sectors, including cross-border trade logistics and global supply chains: blockchain can help track international shipments more effectively,…

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |

Les blockchains peuvent en effet permettre d’assurer un suivi plus efficace des expéditions, de réduire les tâches administratives en automatisant les formalités et de protéger les transactions…

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |