Economic activity in South Asia decelerated sharply in 2019 amid financial sector issues in India, monetary tightening in Pakistan, and global headwinds to regional exports. Five charts illustrate…

Temel Taskin |

[[tweetable]]How cultural heritage and sustainable tourism help reduce poverty[[/tweetable]]   China has seen a booming tourism industry during the last few decades, thanks to a fast-developing…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Judy Zheng Jia |

Between 1977 and 1997, the World Bank supported “sites and services” projects in 27 cities across India A freshly-minted architect stood staring at a sea of toilets. Row after row of them, on…

Sumila Gulyani |

版本: English 中国在撒哈拉以南非洲地区不断增加的参与,已成为促进该地区经济增长的主要催化剂之一。与人们的普遍观点相反,中国在该地区的参与涉及各个发展领域。该地区各国强有力的国内政策,将有助于其从这一日益加强的合作伙伴关系中获得更多收益。 几年前,我曾参加了纪录片《当中国遇上非洲》在华盛顿特区弗瑞尔美术馆的放映式。该片以赞比亚为背景,主要反映中国人在赞比亚工作和生活的真实情景。…

Tehmina S. Khan |

أخيرا، بدأ الاقتصاد العالمي يتحرر من قيود الأزمة المالية. فعلى المستوى العالمي، وصل النمو عام 2013 إلى نحو 2.4 في المائة، ويتوقع أن يرتفع إلى 3.2 في المائة هذا العام. يعود هذا التحسن في جانب كبير…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

  Глобальная экономика наконец восстанавливается после финансового кризиса. Темпы роста мировой экономики, согласно оценкам, составили 2, 4 процента в 2013 году и, как ожидается, вырастут до 3, 2 …

Джим Ен Ким |

Within the next 30 years, urban populations in developing countries will double and UN-Habitat estimates that around 3 billion people will need housing and basic infrastructure. Already, 70% of…

Parul Agarwala, Syed Usman Javaid |

Many regions and countries face urbanization challenges, South Asia is no exception. Although the region is currently the least urbanized region in the world, its urbanization rate is on par with…

Judy Deng |

According to recent estimates, South Asia is facing a shortage of 38 million housing units, largely affecting low and middle-income households. It comes as no surprise that informal settlements,…

Parul Agarwala |