The Cambodian Delegation Visiting the Veterinary and Animals Science University in Chittagong on September 2, 2014 Global partnerships often inspire higher education development. Partnerships were…

Shiro Nakata |

For the first time in history, all South Asian leaders were invited to the newly elected Indian Prime Minister’s oath-taking ceremony,  May 2014. President Mahinda Rajapaksa/Flickr.   I’m on my…

Sanjay Kathuria, Delilah Liu |

It is said short absence quickens love, long absence kills it.  This is not always true in reality. One case is remittance behavior of long-term migrants. The remittance literature argues that the…

Zahid Hussain |

  As newly resource-rich countries grapple with how to manage their resources well, questions arise on how governments can channel natural resource revenues into smart investments, as well as…

Shilpa Banerji |

The Port of Chittagong at night in Bangladesh. South Asia has a great opportunity to increase exports to realize greater growth and prosperity. ​Photo by: Shahadat Rahman Shemul  Watching export…

Markus Kitzmuller |

David Waldorf/World Bank In introductory macroeconomic class, students learn the theory of the multiplier and many interesting counterintuitive notions such as the paradox of thrift and the…

Zahid Hussain |

Piloting of Climate Resilient Cropping System in Coastal Region by BAU The Bangladesh government wants to enhance support for university research as a part of its strategy for higher education (…

Shiro Nakata |

We've rounded up 36 tweets, posts, links, and +1's on South Asia-related development news, innovation and social good that caught our eye over the last two weeks. Countries included:…

Mary Ongwen |

Ismail Ferdous/World Bank South Asia’s Commerce Ministers meet in Thimphu on July 24. Getting there would not have been easy for many of them, with no direct flights between Thimphu and four of…

Sanjay Kathuria, Sohaib Shahid |