World Bank South Asia Vice President Hartwig Schafer reflects on his three decades at the World Bank and the lessons learned that make a difference.
Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South-Asia Region, World Bank writes on the importance of prioritizing road safety in India. Will the recent Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 help reduce road…
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.…
We are entering the final phase of the race and our collective actions will determine if we can take the checkered flag or not by 2030.
India can unleash the economic potential of its North Eastern Region (NER) by focusing on reforms that will boost the region’s participation in regional and Global Value Chains.
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.
Bhutan as South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country- with a growth rate of 5.7 percent per year. As of 2017, 37.9 percent of Bhutan’s total population lived in urban areas.