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 |

Towards improved service delivery: Four ways Nepal can strengthen fiscal federalism

Yoshihiro Saito, Nayan Krishna Joshi, Marcela Rozo |

Changing food habits helps improve nutrition in rural Nepal

Karishma Wasti, Renu Chhetri |

Clean Air for Nepal
Air Pollution in Nepal
Air Quality in Nepal

Faris Hadad-Zervos, Dina Umali-Deininger |

South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world. The region can chart a path towards growth that is sustainable by greening its infrastructure, creating jobs, and making its economies and…

Martin Raiser |

Most people in Nepal live in areas covered by mobile broadband networks. This forms a large consumer base with access to information, services, and markets, including digital financial services…

Aayushma K.C. |

South Asia’s higher education sector has been growing. As countries struggle to accommodate increasing student numbers with limited financial resources, regional collaboration in the higher…

Cecile Fruman, Lynne Sherburne-Benz |

South Asia continues to experience rising temperatures, with record-breaking heat waves that are longer, hotter, and more frequent. Heat not only causes deaths and lowers productivity, but also…

Ella Kim, Sebastian Forsch, Leon Glicksman |

South Asia has a rich history of informal foreign exchange markets such as the well-known Hundi and Hawala . These informal networks play a significant role in traditional societies and informal…

Zoe Leiyu Xie, Xiao'ou Zhu |