IARCSC has hired nearly 80,000 civil servants, of whom 13,408 are female, leading to a significant rise in female employees in the civil service workforce.
Women in Bangladesh are leading in every field from the grassroots to the top, private to public, and finding their voices at the family, community, or national levels.
Afghanistan's Ministry of Urban Development and Land (MUDL) has been improving land administration and promoting better access to registration services, especially for women.
Slum-dwellers in the city of Chattogram, Bangladesh, no longer have to queue up to collect water and spend $2.36 for 1,000 liters. Ever since some 40 water taps were installed in a single slum,…
New World Bank study show how coastal communities in Bangladesh, and who are vulnerable to climate change threats, are still financially interdependent after migration in spite of income and size…
Talangama, like other wetlands around Colombo city, is threatened by the pressures of urbanization. But the community have taken it upon themselves to safeguard the lake and its surroundings.
Sri Lanka is the South Asia region’s top performer in terms of human development outcomes. This is the result of the country’s commitment and long-track record of achievements in health and…
Sri Lanka is pioneering an integrated land management approach to restore its natural resources and create new rural jobs in farming, forestry, nature-based tourism, and transport.
How did Bangladesh achieve a successful demographic transition by decreasing the total fertility rate – and what important lessons can its experience hold for other countries?
These are some of the most pressing development priorities in South Asia and the topics for our most popular blogs in 2020.