The World Bank partnered with the National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) of Afghanistan to produce the first set of poverty maps for Afghanistan for the provinces of Kabul and Herat…

Christina Wieser, Xiayun Tan |

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 |

Public spending in Afghanistan is equal to more than half of the economy’s output. Government and international partners spend around $11 billion, in an economy that produces around $19 billion of…

Tobias Haque |

The Human Capital Project (HCP) is predicated on the conviction that cognitive capital is critical in a world where entrepreneurial and socioemotional skills are required for productive employment…

Fadia Saadah |

Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.

Divyanshi Wadhwa, Bassam Sebti |