In the Spotlight
ADB’s Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS) 2020: The New Normal: Driving Economic Recovery through Digital Innovation
Join the online event on 21 October. SEADS will focus on digital innovation with the context of the COVID-19 crisis and explore policies that can help Southeast Asian nations achieve a competitive edge in the age of disruptive technology.
Indonesia: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
This is the first country operations business plan (COBP) under the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2020–2024 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Indonesia. Against the backdrop of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the lending assistance for 2021–2023 supports the overall goal of the CPS: achieving inclusive, competitive, and sustainable development in Indonesia. The goal will be achieved through three strategic pathways: (i) improving well-being, (ii) accelerating economic recovery, and (iii) strengthening resilience.
Q&A: How ADB Assists a Sustainable Recovery in Indonesia with ADB’s Country Director for Indonesia Winfried Wicklein
To find out how ADB has been responding to the COVID-19 crisis in Indonesia, MVB’s Chairman Alistair Speirs talked to ADB’s Country Director for Indonesia Winfried Wicklein.
The ghost gear that haunts the world’s oceans
Lost or discarded fishing gear has become a growing menace in our oceans, killing sea life and contributing to plastic pollution that threatens humans as well.