The World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, IDA has been a reliable partner in South Asia for more than six decades and contributed to a sharp decline in poverty in the region. Yet, for…

Hartwig Schafer |

Bangladesh has made it a priority to combat the scourge of stunting by focusing on improving access to quality nutrition and health services, adopting a series of multi-year strategies, programs…

Deepika Chaudhery |

A recent study examines regional and urban-rural patterns of undernutrition and overnutrition, dietary diversity, household food security, and the growth dynamics of adolescent girls aged 10 to 19…

Ziauddin Hyder |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

L’un des plus gros problèmes est de trouver des moyens financiers pour soutenir les efforts héroïques du personnel de santé dépêché sur le front par le gouvernement, l’ONU, l’OMS et d’autres…

David Malpass |

Bangladesh has made much progress in improving girls’ education. However, despite better enrolment rates, educations outcomes for girls remain inadequate as low and unequal levels of learning…

Shobhana Sosale, TM Asaduzzaman, Deepika Ramachandran |

On ne parviendra pas à éliminer l'extrême pauvreté et à promouvoir une prospérité partagée si des millions d’individus pauvres et vulnérables n’ont pas accès à une nourriture saine.

Simeon Ehui |