In Pakistan, disability can often mean invisibility. In times of crisis, this invisibility can become deadly. The Sindh Flood Emergency Housing Project (SFEHRP), which facilitated community…

Kamil Hamid, Kundan Noor Sheikh |

The scale of the climate challenge facing South Asia is immense. Average temperatures have risen by 1 °C since pre-industrial times, leading to more scorching heatwaves across India and Pakistan.…

Abhas Jha |

More than 850 million people in South Asia live in poverty, trying to survive on just $3.65 a day. Many of them are also dealing with the effects of climate change and other shocks.  Recent events…

John Roome |

South Asia’s transition away from fossil fuels will have significant labor market impacts, which could leave many workers stranded in lower-wage jobs in declining industries.

Margaret Triyana |

Between 18 to 20 million people join the working-age population in South Asia, every year, but only a third to a half of them will be employed.

Mathew Verghis, Meriem Ait Ali Slimane |

A Year after Pakistan’s Deluge - How community-centric public works are supporting the most vulnerable

Yoko Okura, Jamal Mustafa Shoro |

New energy-saving technologies offer South Asian countries an opportunity to modernize their economies, and will be an integral part of their energy transition.

Siddharth Sharma |

Output growth in South Asia is projected to remain stronger than in other regions, but is nonetheless not strong enough for most countries to reach high-income thresholds within a generation.

Patrick Kirby |

South Asia is making progress, but at a slower pace than in the pre-pandemic years and still has a long way to go, according to the World Bank's latest economic outlook.

Martin Raiser |

In the breathtaking terrains of South Asia, where soaring mountains and high-altitude communities coexist, the menace of landslides and their catastrophic aftermaths looms large. Imagine a…

Masatsugu Takamatsu, Abhas Jha |