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 |

We invite all Maldivians, including women and youth, to share what they think are the constraints and opportunities that lie ahead; major challenges faced in ensuring prosperity for all and…

Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough |

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 |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

A new report examines case studies of successful biodigester programs and discusses how agriculture programs can support the expansion of clean cooking technologies.

Katie Kennedy Freeman |

Comment promouvoir des technologies de cuisson propre par le biais de programmes agricoles ? Un nouveau rapport ouvre des pistes pour répondre à cette question, en détaillant des études de cas…

Katie Kennedy Freeman |

En un nuevo informe se examinan estudios de caso de programas de biodigestores exitosos y se analiza cómo los programas agrícolas pueden apoyar la ampliación de las tecnologías no contaminantes…

Katie Kennedy Freeman |

[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…

Judy Yang |