Urban development


This publication recaps proceedings during ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium 2022. It highlights the solutions adopted by governments, industry, civil society, and individuals to address challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Tags: ASEAN, Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Tourism, Social development and poverty, Health, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Urban development, COVID-19

Nusantara’s plan to achieve a carbon-neutral, resource-efficient, and livable city will contribute to Indonesia’s target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2060.

Tags: Indonesia, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment, Urban development

Ensuring cities are livable, adopting nature-based solutions, adopting sustainable transport, and shifting to hydrogen power among initiatives seen to bolster fight against climate change.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Energy, Environment, Urban development

This report shows how the Lao PDR can leverage its regional position to boost trade, increase agriculture, and harness the power of its cities to promote inclusive and equitable growth.

Tags: Lao PDR, Trade and industry, Economy, Urban development, Agriculture and food security

Grievance redress mechanisms ​​​are essential for quick response to stakeholder feedback—and to make public transport equitable and safer.

Tags: Transport, Urban development, Gender and development

Given that buildings and the wider built environment contribute more than a third of the total greenhouse gas emissions emitted continuously into the Earth’s atmosphere, action is urgently needed to decarbonize the property sector.

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

The program will stimulate investments in projects that benefit air quality such as greenhouse gas reduction in energy, agriculture, transport, industrial, and urban development, among other sectors.

Tags: Environment, Energy, Agriculture and food security, Transport, Urban development

Collaborations with Makassar in Indonesia, Penang in Malaysia, Tbilisi in Georgia, and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia are underway.

Tags: Environment, Urban development, Climate change and disaster risk management, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

New ADB study says rail project will help fill gaps in the labor market by closing the distance between job seekers and job opportunities.

Tags: Transport, Urban development, Philippines

Prioritizing "heartware" alongside hardware and software associated with technology is key in the local government's livable city plan.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Urban development, Sustainable Development Goals, Indonesia, COVID-19, Health, Climate change and disaster risk management, ASEAN