With annual cash waqf donations estimated at around $12 billion and total land waqf assets at $134 billion, authorities are now considering using these Islamic endowments to fight climate change.
MSMEs are the first and last mile of the economy. As such, more concerted support for MSMEs to chart a greener way forward is needed, from governments, platform companies, and new digital solutions providers.
Education systems need retooling to meet the growing demand for higher digital skills.
Amid increasing demand for knowledge from developing member countries (DMCs) in Southeast Asia, ADB's ASEAN Policy Network facilitates knowledge sharing and collaboration within and between its operational and central knowledge departments and seeks to build relationships with academes, think tanks, research institutions, and other partners.
With Southeast Asia’s tourism industry still reeling from the impact of COVID-19, ADB is increasing its support for investments, capacity development, and knowledge to accelerate an inclusive and sustainable recovery.
This study analyzes the exposure of energy and transport assets in Asia and the Pacific to climate change and earthquake hazards.
This publication recaps proceedings during ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium 2022. It highlights the solutions that address challenges from the pandemic.
This report analyzes how Islamic finance can be scaled up to help build urgently needed climate-resilient infrastructure in the Asia and the Pacific, and ensure its post-COVID-19 recovery is green, sustainable, and inclusive.
This webinar examined the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the emerging trends in Southeast Asia's labor markets, particularly for women and the youth, and what needs to be done to ensure a resilient and inclusive workforce in a post-COVID-19 world.
This webinar discussed the implications of competing short-, medium-, and long-term challenges on the region’s prospect for building a resilient and sustainable recovery. It also explored policy instruments that could be used to address such challenges.
This webinar focused on enhancing collective understanding about the cloud, its benefits, and the policy best practices for building a cloud-first environment.
2023 Introductory Course for Standard Practice (GXP)
Global Training Hub for Biomanufacturing
What is SEADS?
The Southeast Asia Development Solutions—SEADS—is a knowledge and innovation platform under the Asian Development Bank. In tandem with its partner program, the Southeast Asia Development Symposium, SEADS aims to help crystallize thinking on relevant and critical issues in the region, and support countries in becoming prosperous, knowledge-based, and sustainable.
Sowing SEADS of Growth
Discover the latest cutting-edge breakthroughs that can help countries tackle pressing challenges.
Hear from leading minds and trailblazers from industry, technology, the public sector, and academia.
Interact with problem-solvers and next-generation thinkers from Southeast Asia and beyond.