The World Bank, the Government of India’s Ministry of Rural Development, BRAC, BOMA, Jeevika, and India’s National Rural Livelihood Mission come together to share the learnings from Bangladesh,…

Soumya Kapoor Mehta, Anna O'Donnell |

Despite the challenges of hosting almost a million of the Displaced Rohingya Population (DRPs) since 2017, the government of Bangladesh together with its humanitarian and development partners have…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz |

Bangladesh in the past 50 years, has become a world leader in coastal resilience and mitigation of climate change impacts. But what more can be done to protect its development gains? A new World…

Swarna Kazi, Ignacio Urrutia |

World Bank report on future of manufacturing in Bangladesh finds that firms with higher technology levels in Bangladesh’s manufacturing sector perform better. Strengthening firm capabilities can…

Gaurav Nayyar, Siddharth Sharma |

There are various benefits to adopting a smart green transition strategy to ward off climate damages in South Asia. Now is an opportune time to plan ahead for a greener, more energy-independent…

Valerie Mercer-Blackman, Lazar Milivojevic, Victor Mylonas |

Temporary worker migration is common. Every year millions of workers in South and Southeast Asia, for instance, depart in search of higher wages in oil-rich Persian Gulf countries on temporary…

Laurent Bossavie |

Over the past decade, Bangladesh has experienced an upward shift in focus in early year education planning. The Government is showing a strong commitment to early childhood education and…

Tashmina Rahman, Lucy Bassett |

For South Asia to reach its full economic potential, it must explore untapped opportunities.

Hans Timmer |

Energy subsidies are proliferating as governments try to shield consumers from rising and volatile energy prices — but these come with significant risks.

Defne Gencer, Elcin Akcura |