Pakistan’s economy is now facing one of its worst crises. Poor policy choices combined with a series of shocks—COVID-19, the 2022 catastrophic floods, and adverse global conditions—have caused …

Najy Benhassine, Martin Raiser |

Looking back on 2023, here are 5 key takeaways on regional cooperation in South Asia.

Cecile Fruman |

A look back at South Asia’s year in 10 blogs. These blogs spotlight stories of resilience and innovation, and explore issues critical to the region such as air pollution, climate change, women’s…

Adnan Siddiqi, Trishna Thapa |

Pakistan is grappling with the profound impacts of climate change, such as shifting weather patterns and catastrophic floods. Unfortunately, these impacts are projected to escalate, with forecasts…

Juan D. Barón, Saher Asad |

Understanding and building Indigenous resilience to climate change in South Asia

Robin Mearns, Caroline Mary Sage |

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 |

In the summer of 2022, Pakistan was hit by destructive floods. One third of the country was submerged underwater, About 33 million people were impacted directly, 8 million people were displaced,…

Muhammad Bilal Paracha, Fatima Noor Aftab, Andries Michiel Heyns |