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.
South Asia is home to some of the world’s countries most vulnerable to climate change. In the past decade alone, nearly 700 million people—half of the region’s population—were affected by one or…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
As heatwaves intensify, life for many South Asians will change. While this change may not be fully reversible, with appropriate policy and action, it can be managed to ease its impact.
Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
Progress towards women’s entrepreneurial development has increased over the past ten years. However, female entrepreneurs continue to face multiple obstacles in their journey – one of them being…