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17 Oct 2008
A new capacity development study for Pacific nations shows that sustained capacity development of people and organizations can lead to better service delivery and increased poverty reduction in the region.
1 Sep 2008
The Asian Development Bank is strengthening its aid coordination and effectiveness in the Pacific islands through closer interaction with member governments and development partners.
25 Aug 2008
The Asian Development Bank is to help Pacific countries come up with ways of cushioning the impact of high prices on the poor.
20 Aug 2008
Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd, New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda and World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick today launched a new Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility.
29 Jul 2008
The Asian Development Bank is significantly expanding its private sector development (PSD) activities in the Pacific Islands, with a current portfolio of 63 private sector reform projects, up from 20 projects last year - effectively tripling the scope of PSD operations in the region.
8 May 2008
High oil prices are already a concern in the Pacific region, but the recent surge in world food prices has yet to be fully felt in the Pacific, according to a new Asian Development Bank study, 'Living with High Prices'.
29 Jan 2008
The Asian Development Bank is continuing the consultation process on its safeguard policies, seeking valuable feedback from stakeholder groups from across Asia and the Pacific as it updates its environment, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples safeguard policies.
29 Nov 2007
The Asian Development Bank is providing a $1 million grant to improve the capacity of Pacific developing member countries in using statistical data for developing economic and social policies and managing their implementation.
15 Nov 2007
Japan and Asian Development Bank are helping Palau prepare a water supply sector development plan that will provide secure, reliable and affordable water supply on the island of Babeldaob and in the state of Koror, located in the south of the tightly clustered archipelago.
8 Nov 2007
Japan, the Asian Development Bank and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat are launching a $1.07 million technical assistance project focused on enhancing regional cooperation among Pacific island countries.