Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia

The Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia convenes leaders from the academic, policymaking, business, and student communities committed to enhancing public policy research and teaching on Asia.


Vietnam mapThrough a combination of teaching in Vietnam, research, and policy advising, the Vietnam Program is an influential participant in policy dialogue that is informing Vietnam’s ongoing reform process.

China Programs

The China Programs support the training of Chinese government officials both at Harvard Kennedy School and in China through a number of initiatives designed to enhance officials' capacity to manage policy in rapidly changing domestic and international public environments. 

Asia Energy

A collaboration between the Ash Center, the Belfer Center, and the Sustainability Science Program, the Asia Energy and Sustainability Initiative provides scholarly analysis and independent research relating to the intersection of innovation, energy policy, technology, and environmental outcomes in Asia.


The Myanmar Program seeks to deepen the understanding of the development and democratic governance challenges facing Myanmar. It moves beyond technical economics and examines the broader political economy of reform to better address the country’s social and economic problems.


SingaporeThe HKS Singapore Program at the Ash Center promotes collaboration in research, education, and outreach between HKS and the Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.



HKS Indonesia ProgramThe HKS Indonesia Program develops research projects on key policy challenges facing the country and develops custom executive education programs for senior Indonesian policymakers and leaders.