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.
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…
Members of the World Bank-supported S4YE Youth Advisory Group (YAG) have stepped up to help manage the food crisis in their respective local communities.
To help workers transition to this new normal, governments need to continue implementing strong actions to support workers.
Les gouvernements doivent continuer à mettre en œuvre des actions soutenues pour aider les travailleurs.
لمساعدة العمال على الانتقال إلى هذا الوضع الطبيعي الجديد ، تحتاج الحكومات إلى مواصلة تنفيذ إجراءات قوية لدعم العمال.
As planning for recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 begins, the big question is what form this new economy might take?
Chiya (tea) Station, a small café in the middle of a busy market in Banepa, Kavrepalanchowk looks similar to other teashops in the area. From the outset, it is yet another emerging business but…