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 countries challenged by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV), the private sector is key to accelerating economic growth, as it can play an instrumental role in providing jobs and income to…

Tahir Akbar, Kabeer Dawani |

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 |

Economic policies over past years and decades have had negative impacts on living standards, the private sector and the environment, driving a deep crisis that is hitting ordinary Pakistanis…

Tobias Haque |

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 |

The World Bank-supported JEEViKA program in rural Bihar has improved women's nutrition awareness through self-help groups, notably benefiting children's health. The transformation…

Deepika Anand, Mohammad Anas, Raj Ganguly |

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

Faris Hadad-Zervos, Dina Umali-Deininger |

An overwhelming 40 percent of the total solid waste found in the Indus River and along its banks is plastic.

Rahat Jabeen, Mahwish Bukhari |

The blog talks about the Punjab province's successful education reform strategy.

Ayesha Tahir, Koen Geven |