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…
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.
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.
Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.
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…
Dans le monde entier, le travail et la production sont à l’arrêt. Une situation inédite, conséquence de l’épidémie de coronavirus (Covid-19) et des mesures prises pour l’enrayer.
Today, the world is seeing an unprecedented freeze on work and production, a repercussion of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures taken to confine it.