The Kingdom of Bhutan is considered a development success story, with decreasing poverty and improvements in human development indicators. The Bank's engagement in Bhutan is aimed at supporting the government's goal of Gross National Happiness.
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April 24, 2014 — After a policy-engineered slowdown in 2012, which saw GDP growth decline to 4.8 percent, the lowest since 2008, Bhutan's economy is expected to rebound to 6.5 percent this year. Read More »
October 22, 2014 — South Asia is home to 13-15% of the world's biodiversity including some of the world’s most endangered species. The world’s tiger population has declined alarmingly, mainly due to poaching and the encroachment of tiger habitats.Read More »