A mother takes her child to a village nutrition center in India. © World Bank
For India to capitalize on its demographic dividend and participate productively in the global economy, it is critical for the country to invest in human and cognitive development. The science is convincing: Human development starts in the first 1,000 days of life. Sadly, fewer than 2% of India’s children have the right food, proper health care, early learning opportunities, and clean water and sanitation.Read More »



Global trade depends on logistics. Countries with efficient logistics can easily connect firms to domestic and international markets through reliable supply chains. Countries with inefficient logistics face high costs—both in terms of time and money—in international trade.
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