To address gender inequalities in the WASH sector, the Government of Bangladesh and the World initiated the Bangladesh Rural WASH for Human Capital Development
Remittance flows are a major source of income for all countries in South Asia, larger than all other capital inflows combined.
Eastern Waterways Grid has the potential to rejuvenate the economies of the eastern subcontinent, generating rich dividends for the South Asia region’s 600 million people.
South Asia has been hit hard by the COVID19 pandemic. Countries need to prepare for future shock and re-envision the delivery of essential services such as health, education, and social protection...
The Himalayan region—spread across six countries covering an area of 595,000 square kilometers, which is almost the size of Ukraine—is unquestionably a tourist and mountaineering haven. Tourism...
The pandemic did a lot of damage to Nepal’s tourism industry. It will take years to fully recover, but it looks like the industry took a good lesson out of it.
Nepal’s government made a progressive change to its forest policy and transferred user rights for a large part of its forests to local communities. Today, 34% of Nepal’s forests are managed by...
A World Bank report provides new evidence of how black carbon compounds the effects of climate change to accelerate the melting of the glaciers of the Himalayas.
As the threat of climate change and rising sea levels looms large, proper planning and management of the Bangladesh delta is critical to the country’s economic growth and development.
On World Environment Day, let’s continue to move forward in fresh, new ways with the help of our partners and our passionate youth to tackle plastic pollution.