A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.
India's POSHAN Abhiyaan aims to reduce stunting in children below six years of age to 25% by 2022 and decrease the incidence of low birth weight among babies. It also aims to lower the rates…
World Bank South Asia Vice President Hartwig Schafer reflects on his three decades at the World Bank and the lessons learned that make a difference.
We are entering the final phase of the race and our collective actions will determine if we can take the checkered flag or not by 2030.
E-commerce can become a driver of growth across South Asia and boost trade between the region’s countries, but its potential remains largely untapped.
Studies indicate that in India alone, only 30 percent of the IT workforce is female. Most women in IT start well, but their careers are disrupted five to 10 years in, thanks to marriage or…
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Since fintech offers the chance to boost economic growth and expand financial inclusion in all countries, the IMF and World Bank surveyed central banks, finance ministries, and other relevant…
Using disruptive technologies can change the way education is delivered by anyone in the developing world.
The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative recently released a consultation draft of the ID4D Practitioner’s Guide for public comments throughout June.