Indonesia and ADB
In the Spotlight
At a meeting in Jakarta, ADB President Takehiko Nakao commended Indonesian President Joko Widodo on his government's reforms, and discussed the country's remaining challenges and possible further cooperation with ADB.
Ten years on from the Asian Tsunami of 2004, stronger and more resilient communities are enjoying the fruits of a reconstruction effort that also served as invaluable experience in the aftermath of other natural calamities. Watch the video, Aceh Back to Life: Housing.
Helping people in Indonesia get the skills needed to find good jobs is critical to development.
Recycling and education projects are helping local authorities turn the Citarum Basin, home to some of the world’s most polluted rivers, into a model of sustainable water management.
Indonesia is the 16th largest economy in the world, and has continued to record strong economic growth over the last 6 years. The country has made significant strides in reducing the incidence of poverty.
ADB operations in the country is aligned with the government’s National Medium-Term Development Plan, which envisions an Indonesia that is prosperous, democratic, and just.
248.82(2013) Population in millions
1.5%(2008-2013) Average annual population growth rate
11.4%(2013) Population living below the national poverty line