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 |

En la actualidad hay más refugiados en el mundo que inmediatamente después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Son alrededor 26 millones de personas que han sido desplazadas de sus hogares por la fuerza…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Today, there are more refugees in the world than directly after World War II. That is almost 26 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes and fled across borders from…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Il y a aujourd'hui dans le monde davantage de réfugiés qu'à la fin de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Près de 26 millions de personnes ont été déplacées de force et ont dû fuir leur pays…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

يزيد اليوم عدد اللاجئين في العالم عن عددهم بعد الحرب العالمية الثانية مباشرة، حيث يبلغ نحو 26 مليون شخص نزحوا قسراً من ديارهم وفروا عبر الحدود من أوضاع الهشاشة والصراع والعنف.

أكسيل فان تروتسنبيرغ |

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 |

The outsized risk of harassment that women face daily, in turn, affects their decisions whether to take a bus or even whether to get a job.

Andy Kotikula, Diana J. Arango |

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 |