As a response to COVID-19, the World Bank Group and the Asian Development Bank are coordinating more than $15.4 billion in wide-ranging lending programs in South Asia.
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Sri Lanka is pioneering an integrated land management approach to restore its natural resources and create new rural jobs in farming, forestry, nature-based tourism, and transport.
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Pakistan's first-ever virtual job fair STEM Forward 2020 Job Fair helped Pakistani graduates and young professionals connect with energy sector employers, fine-tune resumes and prepare for…
The lack of affordable and reliable childcare options in Sri Lanka, especially for for daily wage earners, has brought the issue of childcare sharply into focus.
Niranjala’s husband started physically abusing her soon after they got married. It got worse after their first child. When she was about to file for a divorce, the pandemic struck.
While the poor have suffered severely during the crisis, many informal workers in the middle of the income distribution also experienced a large drop in earnings.