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 |

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 |

Building up a common regional brand identity is paramount to the success of Himalayan large cardamom, and it can also help secure the livelihoods of the women home-based workers who nurture and…

Navya D’Souza |

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 |