With just 10 percent of the world's vehicles, the region accounts for more than a quarter of global traffic deaths. Many crash victims are pedestrians, cyclists, or motorcyclists, and road...

Hartwig Schafer |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Women knit handicrafts for export at Everest Fashion Fair Craft in Lalitpur, Nepal. Photo: Peter Kapuscinski / World Bank The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement has been in effect since...

Sanjay Kathuria, Nadeem Rizwan |

Our planet is undergoing a process of rapid urbanization, and the next few decades will see unprecedented growth in urban areas, including in urban infrastructure. Most of the growth will take...

Maninder Gill, Vincent Roquet |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English التكنولوجيات المستجدة تغير مشهد اللوجستيات العالمية. والأدلة تتجلى في كل مكان: شركات اللوجستيات تستكشف أساطيل مستقلة وتوقف عمليات التخزين، وتبحث عن...

Karuna Ramakrishnan, يعين لم |