The World Bank is working to ensure that contractual disputes that have risen due to disruptions are minimized in the development projects that will eventually resume.
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…
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
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…
South Asian cities are known hotspots for air pollution. But in the last few months, many have enjoyed unusually clear skies and fresh air.
Welcome to Kaalavastha: A new podcast on rebuilding a more resilient Kerala
As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.
Impact on Indian bus operators and discuss how they can be helped both during the lockdown and after.
As we address pandemic-related food security in the region, this is a good time to revisit important lessons learned from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative.
The unprecedented crisis posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) will mean that South Asia might experience its worst economic performance in 40 years, with at least half its countries falling into a…