The Partnership for South Asia (PFSA) is a partnership between the Government of Australia, and the World Bank Group.

PFSA funding is provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Australian Government and it is administered by South Asia Region of the World Bank.

About the World Bank Group

The World Bank Group  provides grants and low-interest or interest-free loans to developing countries.  These support a wide range of investments in areas such as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture and environmental and resource management. The World Bank Group also offers support to developing countries through policy advice, research and analysis.  To learn more about the World Bank Group please visit the following resources:

About Australia’s Aid Program

The Australian Government's Aid Program  is improving the lives of millions of people in developing countries. The purpose of Australia’s aid program is to promote Australia’s national interests by contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction by focusing on two development outcomes: supporting private sector development and strengthening human development. To learn more about Australia’s Aid Program, please visit the following resources:

Contributing to Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction in South Asia / Photo Credit: Curt Carnemark / World Bank
Contributing to Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction in South Asia