The COVID-19 pandemic pushed two of the most disadvantaged groups out of work: women and youth.

Valerie Mercer-Blackman, Vanessa Olakemi Dovonou |

Three months after unprecedented floods devastated a third of Pakistan, the situation remains dire. About 3.5 million children have had their education disrupted. As in most disasters, the poorest…

Freya Perry, Izza Farrakh, Elena Roseo |

Supporting Nepal’s Macroeconomic Forecasting to Strengthen Policy Actions, Nepal Standalone Macro-Fiscal Model,

Alice Joan Brooks, Nayan Krishna Joshi |

A tumultuous year of deep uncertainty brought on by multiple overlapping crises in which South Asia was hit by a series of unprecedented shocks. Here's a look back at 2022 in 10 blogs.

Adnan Siddiqi |

Across Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan, climate shocks are undoing decades of developmental growth. In each country, the poor and vulnerable are disproportionately impacted while adaptation and…

Thomas Kerr |

Strengthening Systems to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Louise Cord, Faris Hadad-Zervos |

While Bangladesh maintained robust economic growth over the past decades, it also has repeatedly ranked among the top of the most polluted countries in the world between 2018 to 2021. Its capital…

Wameq Azfar Raza, Iffat Mahmud |

In Bangladesh, expanding the road safety discourse is a necessary imperative for higher economic growth and female labor force participation.

Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, Erisha Suwal, Wei Yan |