Nepal’s economy is making great strides toward better work opportunities for its labor force. But not all job-seekers are able to access good-quality jobs — especially women.
South Asia’s tourism industry has lost more than 10 million jobs and $52 billion in GDP to COVID-19; rebuilding it after such a staggering blow won’t be easy.
As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…
Bangladesh is often mooted as a regional logistics and transit hub and a bridge between South and Southeast Asia. Now, this ambition may become a reality in the country’s western region
COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…
As planning for recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 begins, the big question is what form this new economy might take?
Chiya (tea) Station, a small café in the middle of a busy market in Banepa, Kavrepalanchowk looks similar to other teashops in the area. From the outset, it is yet another emerging business but…
The deadly COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is bringing together leaders of South Asian countries in a way rarely seen in recent years.
Un resumen de los pasos más importantes que el Grupo Banco Mundial ha tomado en respuesta a la COVID-19 (coronavirus).
A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.