The Metro Cable in Medellin has facilitated greater access to mobility, services, and opportunities through connecting poorer neighborhoods with facilities and services throughout the city. Joe…

Sangmoo Kim, Joe Qian |

Aerial view of Dhaka South Asia’s urbanization has been described as “messy, hidden and underleveraged." A lot has to do with how South Asian countries manage their cities’ spatial…

Jon Kher Kaw |

Mortijheel Commercial area Photo credit: Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan South Asia can become a powerful locomotive of global development but it could just as easily regress into becoming the crucible for…

Tariq Karim |

Bangladesh Women in Garment Factory. Credit: World Bank ​This blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic region…

Sanjay Kathuria |

Cranes in Bangladesh Harbor. Credit: Eric Nora / The World BankThis blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic…

Annette Dixon |

Andrea Rodríguez. Gabriel Munguía. Guillermo Esquivel. Alicia Azuzena. Daniela Lozano. Brandon Gómez. Carlos Caminos. Jorge Gutiérrez. Ariel Castillo. Todos vienen de un mismo país: El Salvador…

Humberto López, Àngels Masó |

Ahmad Sarmast may owe his life to a fumble with his cellphone. He bent down in his seat to pick up his mobile just as a suicide bomber detonated his charge behind him at a music and theatre…

Alexander Ferguson |

El Vicepresidente del Banco Mundial para América Latina y el Caribe, Jorge Familiar, participó del IV Foro de #JóvenesenlaCumbre y debatió sobre educación, empleo, emprendimiento y otras…

Jorge Familiar |

Sunday, March 8 marked International Women's Day, a celebration of women worldwide that dates back to 1977 when the UN General Assembly challenged its members to declare a day for women'…

Maria Correia |

Students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in Bhutan expressed their wish for a more integrated South Asia.  Photo by: Rubaiya Murshed After the New Year…

Delilah Liu |