Rikweda, an Afghan fruit processing company in the Kabul Province is well on its way to restoring Afghanistan as a raisin exporting powerhouse—a status the country held until the 1970s when it…

Hartwig Schafer |

A little girl in Balochistan, Pakistan, who now receives a quality education thanks to World Bank support. Credit: World Bank  [[tweetable]]Human capital – the potential of individuals – is going…

Hartwig Schafer |

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-…

Dechen Tshering |

Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, South Asia is one of the world’s most dynamic regions. It's also one of the least integrated. A few…

World Bank South Asia |

Transport corridors offer enormous potential to boost South Asia’s economies, reduce poverty, and spur more and better jobs for local people, provided the new trade routes generate growth for all…

Martin Melecky |

Bhutan continues to maintain solid growth and macroeconomic stability but job creation is lagging; its  youth unemployment rate has increased from 10.7 percent in 2015 to 13.2 percent in 2016.…

Tenzin Lhaden |

Bhutan's newly elected council members with World Bank staff.  Members of parliament are valuable partners for the World Bank. They enact laws, shape and review development policies, and hold…

Yoichiro Ishihara, Tenzin Lhaden |

Pour entretenir la dynamique de ces réformes, il est essentiel de poursuivre le dialogue et les échanges entre pairs sur les bienfaits et les difficultés associés à la transparence budgétaire. Le…

Renaud Seligmann, Lida Bteddini |

ن مواصلة الحوار والنقاش بين النظراء حول المزايا والتحديات المحيطة بشفافية المالية العامة أمر أساسي لاستمرار الزخم في الإصلاح. لقد حان وقت العمل- ولدى العالم العربي الفرصة لكي ينتقل من التخلف عن…

Renaud Seligmann, ليدا بتديني |

Continuing the dialogue and peer-to-peer exchange on the benefits and challenges to fiscal transparency is essential to sustaining the momentum for reform. The time for action is now — the Arab…

Renaud Seligmann, Lida Bteddini |