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 |

Fully applying the principles of sustainable forest management to Bhutan’s production forests and modernizing the sector could significantly increase productivity and improve ecological resilience…

Mercy Tembon |

Bhutan's burgeoning services sector clusters mostly around cities, making it the fastest urbanizing country in South Asia.

David Mason |

The World Bank team, WePOWER strategic and institutional partners, and high school female students from Nepal gathered at the closing session of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (…

Tehreem Saifey |

Bhutan has made tremendous progress in reducing poverty. But it needs to do a better job at diversifying its economy by improving its physical and human capital by using resource rents from…

Yoichiro Ishihara |

Accelerating the reform momentum after the 2018 elections is key to consolidating and furthering Bhutan’s development. Credit: World Bank [[tweetable]]Bhutan is one of the smallest, but fastest-…

Tenzin Lhaden |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

Cette page en : English Imaginez une île, au large du Bangladesh, si isolée qu’un raccordement au réseau d’électricité n’est pas envisageable, ni maintenant ni probablement dans un avenir proche.…

Riccardo Puliti |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English | Français أما اليوم، تشهد مونبورا حالة ازدهار بفضل الطاقة الشمسية. فالأسواق تعج بالناس، والأسر يمكنها تشغيل أجهزة التلفزيون، والمراوح وحتى الثلاجات،…

ريكاردو بولتي |

Picture an island in Bangladesh that is so remote that there is no way the traditional electricity could reach it. Not now, and probably not anytime soon. That was the situation in Monpura just a…

Riccardo Puliti |