Information and communications technology


This study examines opportunities for digital financial inclusion for smallholder cocoa farmers in Indonesia.

Tags: Agriculture and food security, Information and communications technology, Indonesia, Finance

The AI skilling initiative aims to ensure that jobs and roles presented by AI are accessible to more people in the region, specifically those from underserved communities.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Education, Capacity development

The digital transformation journey consists of three elements, known as the 3Ps: people, process, and platform and technology.

Tags: Information and communications technology, NGO, Digital Transformation

This paper sets out a policy agenda that aims to minimize AI’s energy and carbon costs while maximizing its benefits.

Tags: Energy, Environment, Climate change and disaster risk management, Information and communications technology

Annabel Lee, director of digital policy for Asia–Pacific and Japan, and ASEAN at Amazon Web Services, talks about DEFA and its potential to double the size of the region's digital economy.

Tags: ASEAN, Information and communications technology, Economy, Trade and industry, Experts Talk

The fund will invest in the development of critical AI skills and build confidence among workers and job-seekers, particularly those in underserved communities across the region.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Education

Generative AI could become like our seventh sense—that is, a natural and unconscious extension to the way we gather information and make decisions.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Economy, Tourism, Private sector development

Through gamification, personalization, and socialization, these emerging technologies can spark action among users about protecting the environment

Tags: Information and communications technology, Environment, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals

This brief tracks how Southeast Asian countries are using smart technologies to make their tourism sectors more competitive, inclusive, and sustainable.

Tags: Tourism, Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, ASEAN

Addressing the region's digital divide, broadening digital economy participation, nurturing nascent sectors, and establishing the right policies are key.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Economy, Finance, Sustainable Development Goals