Implementing a Green Recovery in Southeast Asia

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While several countries in Southeast Asia have implemented some policies to support a green recovery, more needs to be done, as the countries try to bolster recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The brief says a green recovery is critical to mitigate and adapt to the impact of climate change, create jobs, increase competitiveness, and meet the Sustainable Development Goals. It identifies five priority areas for countries to focus on: agriculture, energy, urban development and transport, a circular economy, and oceans.


  • Why Southeast Asia Needs a Green Recovery
  • Green Policies So Far
  • Five Green Growth Opportunities
  • Three Steps for a Green Recovery

Published March 2021.
Source: Asian Development Bank.

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