Seamless transport integration and strong cross-border transport will make it easier to import and export goods between India and Bangladesh, boosting the income of people near and far.

Cecile Fruman, Matias Herrera Dappe, Charles Kunaka |

COVID-19 had underscored how fragmented Sri Lanka’s domestic supply chains were—particularly those related to agricultural products—leading to inefficiencies throughout the logistics sector.

Winnie Wang |

Six years on, Nepal’s post-earthquake housing reconstruction is nearly complete. Ninety-two percent of the targeted population is on track to move in refurbished and resilient houses.

Sulochana Nepali |

South Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change and loss of biodiversity. In 2021, the world needs to hear a united voice from South Asia at the multilateral conferences in...

Shyam Saran |

Lack of access to transport and mobility shape women’s access to public services—especially to education and health.

Muneeza Mehmood Alam, Matias Herrera Dappe |

The Indian Ocean offers tremendous opportunities and some challenges for the island, coastal, and inland nations of South Asia and beyond.

Prasad Kariyawasam |

South Asia is one of the regions’ most vulnerable to the impacts of climate-induced extremes. A new publication "Inclusive Resilience: Inclusion Matters for Resilience in South Asia"...

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez |

In India, road crashes are intrinsically linked to the victims’ class, gender, income and geographical location.

Hartwig Schafer, Piyush Tewari |

South Asia is the second largest contributor to global plastic waste. How are the countries of South Asia coming together to beat marine plastic pollution?

Cecile Fruman, John Roome, Pawan Patil |

The city has begun to recycle wastewater at scale to meet the non-drinking water needs of its industries.

Poonam Ahluwalia, Raghu Kesavan |