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One South Asia photo contest 2018

One South Asia photo contest 2018

What does One South Asia mean to you? What is your vision for One South Asia? Snap a picture, caption your vision of One South Asia, and send it to us.DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 25, 2018RESULTS: September 10, 2018
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Has Bhutan’s growth been jobless?

Has Bhutan’s growth been jobless?

Bhutan continues to maintain solid growth and macroeconomic stability but job creation is lagging; its  youth unemployment rate has increased from 10.7 percent in 2015 to 13.2 percent in 2016. This indicates that high growth has not been able to gener…

by · Wednesday, 18 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
How to boost female employment in South Asia

How to boost female employment in South Asia

South Asia is booming. In 2018, GDP growth for the region as a whole is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent, making it the fastest growing region in the world. However, fast GDP growth has not translated into fast employment growth. In fact, emp…

by · Tuesday, 10 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
How to boost female employment in South Asia

How to boost female employment in South Asia

South Asia is booming. In 2018, GDP growth for the region as a whole is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent, making it the fastest growing region in the world. However, fast GDP growth has not translated into fast employment growth. In fact, emp…

by · Tuesday, 10 July 2018 · Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

Chronic malnutrition remains prevalent across South Asia as many poor South Asians cannot afford nutritious foods or don’t have the relevant information or education to make smart dietary choices.
In Sri Lanka, as in the rest of South Asia, improving …

by · Monday, 25 June 2018 · Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

Chronic malnutrition remains prevalent across South Asia as many poor South Asians cannot afford nutritious foods or don’t have the relevant information or education to make smart dietary choices.
In Sri Lanka, as in the rest of South Asia, improving …

by · Monday, 25 June 2018 · Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

Chronic malnutrition remains prevalent across South Asia as many poor South Asians cannot afford nutritious foods or don’t have the relevant information or education to make smart dietary choices.
In Sri Lanka, as in the rest of South Asia, improving …

by · Monday, 25 June 2018 · Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
From Japan to Bhutan: Improving the resilience of cultural heritage sites

From Japan to Bhutan: Improving the resilience of cultural heritage sites

When it comes to their heritage buildings, both Bhutan and Japan have one common enemy: Fire. A view of Wangduephodrang Dzong in Bhutan which was destroyed by fire in 2012. Credit: Barbara Minguez Garcia 2018
About 2,749 miles, three countries, and a …

by · Tuesday, 19 June 2018 · Bhutan, Japan
Helping Bhutan’s parliamentarians better understand economics

Helping Bhutan’s parliamentarians better understand economics

Bhutan’s newly elected council members with World Bank staff. 
Members of parliament are valuable partners for the World Bank. They enact laws, shape and review development policies, and hold governments accountable for World Bank-financed programs. T…

by · Thursday, 14 June 2018 · Bhutan
Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture profiles for Bhutan, Pakistan and Nepal provide an important step forward in creating a sustainable food system in South Asia. Photo: Neil Palmer / CIAT

According to a recent study published in Science Advances, climate c…

by · Wednesday, 6 December 2017 · Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan