A discussion on carbon pricing at COP20 brought together executives from Unilever, pension fund AP4, and the BVRio Environmental Exchange, and officials from California, South Korea, and the World…

Christian Grossmann |

People in developing countries, much like people everywhere, save.   And in Sub-Saharan Africa, beyond banks, folks save through a bunch of techniques -- ranging from the less sophisticated under…

Markus Goldstein |

One of the primary goals of the Enterprise Surveys is to provide high quality data about the business environment based on establishments’ actual day-to-day experiences. This provides much needed…

Arvind Jain, Asif Islam |

South Asia is sometimes known as the land of extremes with opulence surrounded by poverty. How much social mobility is there in South Asia? The intuitive answer is: very little. South Asia is home…

Yue Li, Martin Rama |

The Port of Chittagong at night in Bangladesh. South Asia has a great opportunity to increase exports to realize greater growth and prosperity. ​Photo by: Shahadat Rahman Shemul  Watching export…

Markus Kitzmuller |

We've rounded up 18 tweets, posts, links, and +1's on South Asia-related development news, innovation and social good that caught our eye this week. Countries included: Afghanistan,…

Mary Ongwen |

His achievements may have attracted less attention than the brilliant performance of the Fennecs (“desert foxes”)—the Algerian football team which made it into the round of sixteen at the World…

Emmanuel Noubissie Ngankam |

Le fait n’est certes pas passé inaperçu, mais il a été moins retentissant que la brillante participation des Fennecs, l’équipe Algérienne de Football au Mondial du Brésil. Il mérite pourtant qu’on…

Emmanuel Noubissie Ngankam |

   قد تكون إنجازاته أقل سطوعاً من إنجاز منتخب ثعالب الصحراء الذي بلغ الدور الثاني في بطولة كأس العالم بالبرازيل. ومع ذلك فإنها تستحق التوقف عندها. إنجازاته ليست مدونة في الكتب ولا يمكن وضعها في…

إيمانويل نوبيسي نغانكام |

Ismail Ferdous/World Bank South Asia’s Commerce Ministers meet in Thimphu on July 24. Getting there would not have been easy for many of them, with no direct flights between Thimphu and four of…

Sanjay Kathuria, Sohaib Shahid |