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 |

Ranking third globally, South Asia generates a staggering 334 million metric tons of solid waste every year, and most of it is plastic that ends up in the ocean. But the region is also at the…

Hartwig Schafer |

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 |

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…

Ditte Fallesen, Haris Khan, Ahsan Tehsin, Atishay Abbhi |

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.

Muthukumara Mani, Gulrez Shah Azhar |

A fully functioning network will allow a ship to pick up freight in Assam and sail south on the Brahmaputra River into Bangladesh. From there, a ship can continue south to an ocean port in…

Bob Saum, Junaid Kamal Ahmad |

 © ICRISAT [[tweetable]]La agricultura climáticamente inteligente, que alguna vez fue solo un tema de debate en las conferencias, constituye ahora una serie de medidas adoptadas[[/tweetable]] por…

Martien van Nieuwkoop |

L’agriculture climato-intelligente, qui n’était hier qu’un sujet de conférence, est aujourd’hui un champ d’action bien concret pour les agriculteurs, les spécialistes de la vulgarisation agricole…

Martien van Nieuwkoop |

ICRISAT © بعد أن كانت إحدى نقاط الحديث في المؤتمرات، أصبحت الزراعة التي تراعي تغير المناخ الآن من تدابير المزارعين، والمرشدين الزراعيين وشركات الصناعات الغذائية، وغيرهم من أصحاب المصلحة في جميع…

مارتن فان نيوكوب |

Farmers in India and beyond will benefit as climate-smart agriculture scales up around the world. © ICRISAT [[tweetable]]Once a conference room talking point, Climate-smart agriculture is now an…

Martien van Nieuwkoop |