Air conditioning and refrigeration are essential, but contribute significantly to climate change. To address this, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is launching a new program to unlock…
In the MENA region, the demand for broadband services and data has increased significantly during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given telemedicine a massive boost. What does this mean for the future of healthcare in emerging markets?
Maldives is harnessing digital technology to ensure all children across the country continue learning.
Plastic pollution in oceans a cause of concern amid COVID-19 (Coronavirus) with the increased use of single-use plastic.
South Asian cities are known hotspots for air pollution. But in the last few months, many have enjoyed unusually clear skies and fresh air.
Irrigation agencies around the world have continued to function despite challenging circumstances. However, there have been multiple shocks impacting service delivery.
As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.
The World Bank, Parley for the Oceans, an environmental organization and global network, and the South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme, an inter-governmental institution, launch an…
As South Asian governments fight to recover their coronavirus-ravaged economies, a new regional project will help make key sectors like agriculture and transport more resilient to shocks caused by…