While Nepal's mountainous terrain offers prospects for tourism, landslides pose a significant challenge to communities.

Faris Hadad-Zervos, John Roome |

In a post-COVID world, transport could become even more important to the social and economic inclusion of people across Latin America—especially women.

Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

Nepal’s economy is making great strides toward better work opportunities for its labor force. But not all job-seekers are able to access good-quality jobs — especially women.

Elizabeth Ruppert Bulmer |

Women, Business and the Law is a World Bank Group flagship report measuring gender equality in legislation in 190 economies.

Isabel Santagostino Recavarren, Nisha Arekapudi |

South Asia’s tourism industry has lost more than 10 million jobs and $52 billion in GDP to COVID-19; rebuilding it after such a staggering blow won’t be easy.

Hartwig Schafer |

As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Stefano Paternostro, Zaineb Majoka |

Bangladesh is often mooted as a regional logistics and transit hub and a bridge between South and Southeast Asia. Now, this ambition may become a reality in the country’s western region

Rajesh Rohatgi, Erik Nora, Muneeza Mehmood Alam |

COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…

Hartwig Schafer |

Improving revenue administration could play in strengthening domestic resource mobilization while supporting sustainable forest management.

Amanda Robbins, Emily Kallaur |