Interconnecting power grids in the region is a key strategy in strengthening energy security and transitioning to renewables through efficient resource sharing.

Tags: Energy, Trade and Investment Facilitation, ASEAN, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Singapore

This report examines the experiences of Asia’s MSMEs during the first year of the pandemic and discusses post-pandemic policy actions for MSME development.

Tags: MSMEs, COVID-19, Private Sector Development, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand

A study of Southeast Asian businesses shows what not to do during a crisis.

Tags: COVID-19, Private Sector Development, ICT, MSMEs, Indonesia, Philippines, Lao PDR, Thailand

This report analyzes the positive and negative impacts of shifting to electric vehicles from internal combustion engines vehicles.

Tags: Environment, Climate change, Transport, Lao PDR, ASEAN Publications

This report assesses Lao PDR's situation in dealing with single-use plastic wastes and recommends policy options based on lessons from other countries and recommendations from stakeholders and experts. 

Tags: Environment, Lao PDR

This report analyzes Lao PDR’s development achievements and discusses policy recommendations for further development of the agriculture and tourism sectors.

Tags: Lao PDR, Agriculture, Tourism

The initiative, which is backed by an ADB-managed trust fund, with support from the Government of Australia, aims to bridge the skills gap and raise the quality of the country’s workforce.

Tags: Education, ICT, Lao PDR

Stronger links between agriculture and tourism seen to contribute to the country's post-pandemic recovery.

Tags: Lao PDR, ADB, COVID-19, Agriculture, domestic tourism

An ADB program designed to create opportunities especially for women in the Lao PDR through trainings, fellowships, study tours, and human resource development activities proved to be a game changer.

Tags: Lao PDR, Education, Health