Shifting to a fast-charging network entails bringing down the cost of installation, improving EV infrastructure, making chargers more affordable, and standardizing charging systems.
Two landmark laws enacted in 2019 defined national policy to foster the growth of startups, in turn, spurring the development of the ecosystem.
Southeast Asia takes the next step toward Paris climate goals with the release of Version 2 of the ASEAN Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance.
Insights and analyses on solutions, ideas, and best practices to help Southeast Asian economies become more prosperous, knowledge-based, and sustainable.
SEADS 2023 Highlights
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 report from ADB provides an economic forecast for developing countries in the Asia–Pacific for 2023 and 2024.
This publication provides updated statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, and environmental measures as well as select indicators for the SDGs.
This report reviews tools and technologies to alter emissions pathways in Asia and discusses the challenges in shifting to net-zero agriculture.
This webinar discussed the breakthroughs in technology that foster inclusivity and participation and highlighted the role of artificial intelligence and assistive technologies in dismantling barriers to accessibility.
This webinar explored the importance of digital skilling for organizations and workers in the Asia–Pacific, and the types of digital skills that would allow workers to increase their economic value, and organizations to innovate.
This webinar examined the value of life-course immunization, especially for older people in Southeast Asia. It also looked at solutions to improve uptake of adult vaccination.
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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.