Ministers and delegates from around the world gather in Stockholm to discuss road safety initiatives, share lessons from the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, and...

Hartwig Schafer |

The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often...

Nayé Bathily |

L’image de la femme africaine comme pilier inamovible de sa communauté est un archétype qui transcende les frontières nationales. Et qui s’est longtemps arrêté au seuil du monde de l’entreprise ou...

Nayé Bathily |

As any development practitioner knows, a well-functioning transport sector is key to advance Africa’s development. But advancing towards safe, sustainable and integrated transport systems in...

Makhtar Diop |

Pedestrians represent 70% of all traffic fatalities in Baku, with many people struck by vehicles when simply trying to cross the street.

Tako Kobakhidze |

Economic activity in South Asia decelerated sharply in 2019 amid financial sector issues in India, monetary tightening in Pakistan, and global headwinds to regional exports. Five charts illustrate...

Temel Taskin |

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 |

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 |