South Asia
South Asia has experienced a long period of robust economic growth, averaging 6% a year over the past 20 years. This strong growth has translated into declining poverty and impressive improvements. However, South Asia remains home to the most number of people living in extreme poverty and many challenges remain. Read Overview »


Regional Integration in South Asia
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South Asia is one of the most dynamic regions in the world, but also one of the least economically integrated. Here's how we support South Asia achieve better integration and boost its regional trade.
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The Government of India and World Bank signed a $1.5 billion agreement to support the government’s efforts to ensure that all citizens in rural areas have access to improved sanitation.
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Ashish Khanna

Lead Energy Specialist

Iffath A. Sharif

Program Leader
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