Back in 2018, one of the mentors, Dr. Amrita Bahl, who was also a senior colleague on the board of Care for Air, held up a glass of muddy water and another of clear water and asked which one I…

Abhiir Bhalla |

Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has brought attention to a global-scale man-made disaster, emphasizing climate change as “our greatest threat in thousands of years.". The…

Nadeera Rajapakse |

Cultivation of water intensive crops is contributing to declining water tables in Northern India. For farmers who both own and control the use of their pump, training in water reducing techniques…

Katherine Alfredo, Aurélie Harou, Ishita Kapur, Katya Vasilaky |

Spanning across the border between Bangladesh and India, there exists the Sundarban. With 10,000 square kilometers, it is the largest single track of mangrove forest remaining in the world.

Patrick Smytzek, Bushra Nishat |

The Kopay Divisional Hospital in the Jaffna District in northern Sri Lanka is one of the primary medical care institutions that is part of the country’s healthcare reorganization strategy,…

Anna Bjerde |

Amidst the renowned tea fields of Sri Lanka, a subtle yet significant shift is underway – one that promises a brighter future for the children growing up on these plantations.

Monica Yanez Pagans, Sangeeta Dey, Shobhana Sosale |

The World Bank-financed Recovery and Advancement of Informal Sector Employment (RAISE) Project has been supporting the Government of Bangladesh provide services that can enhance earning…

Nushin Subhan |

A partnership underscores how combining financial support with technical assistance and knowledge exchange can amplify the impact on investment projects.

Haruka Miki-Imoto, Harsh Goyal |

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 |