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Pela in Kalimantan Has Great Potential to Become a Model Tourism Village, Says UNWTO

November 13, 2023

The village would receive assistance to improve and work on its weak points through workshops, virtual meetings and other initiatives.
Indonesian woman packs chicken meat for sale at a night market. Photo credit: iStock/gamalis.

The One Borneo Quarantine Initiative: What It Is and Why It Is Important

November 09, 2023

Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia will strengthen cooperation in health security to stop pests and diseases from spreading and crossing borders.
Orangutan from the tropical forest of Borneo. Photo credit: iStock/USO.

BIMP-EAGA Makes Progress in Halting Ecosystems Loss

October 26, 2023

The headway countries saw contribute to global efforts to make the planet more sustainable.
A passenger on a motorcycle rider fixes her helmet.

Indonesia Needs to Strengthen Startup Ecosystem to Ensure More Companies Survive the ‘Valley of Death’

October 04, 2023

Improving quality of incubators and accelerators, financial access for early-stage startups, and talent development are needed to bolster startups, says ADB report.
Rig workers being transported by chopper to an offshore rig in Malaysia. Photo credit: iStock/claffra.

Indonesia, Malaysia Seek to Become Regional Carbon Storage Hubs

October 02, 2023

Sharing storage infrastructure is expected to make CCUS projects economically and technically feasible in the region.
	Students and instructors at the Batam State Polytechnic's teaching factory work to mass-produce PCB's and microchips. The acquisition of this expensive production equipment was made possible through funding from the Asian Development Bank. Photo credit: ADB.

Structural Reforms Set the Stage for Green and Inclusive Growth in Indonesia

September 26, 2023

An ADB-backed program is helping the country improve its investment climate to attain high-income status by 2045 and transition to a low-carbon economy.
Workers at a horticulture farm.

Growing the Horticulture Sector in South Sulawesi’s Enrekang and Gowa Districts

August 30, 2023

This entails introducing climate-resilient land, soil, and water management systems, engaging the private sector along the value chain, and introducing digital services.
Cultural dancers performing during the first Budayaw Festival in Mindanao.

4th Budayaw Festival Slated on 1–5 September in Makassar

August 24, 2023

After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, BIMP-EAGA’s signature cultural festival is returning as an in-person event.
People milling around a market in Indonesia.

Indonesia Targets MSMEs and Local Communities in West Kalimantan for Financial Inclusion Drive

August 11, 2023

The move is part of a national initiative to aggressively push for financial literacy.