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Papua New Guinea to Improve Power Supply
Papua New Guinea will draw up a detailed plan to improve power supply in the country where 90% of the population still has no electricity.
ADB to Help Pacific Nations Find Ways to Deal with High Prices
The Asian Development Bank is to help Pacific countries come up with ways of cushioning the impact of high prices on the poor.
Australia, New Zealand, ADB, World Bank Join Forces to Improve Pacific Infrastructure
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.
ADB Triples Private Sector Development Operations in the Pacific
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.
Pacific Nations Must Seize Opportunity to Prepare for Higher Food Prices
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'.
Global Environment Facility Commits $63 Million to Help Preserve Coral Triangle
The Global Environment Facility and the Asian Development Bank are joining together to support the preservation of Asia's Coral Triangle, with the GEF committing $63 million to fund conservation of this area known as "the Amazon of the seas."
Developing Asia to Post Solid Growth in 2008 Even as Major Industrial Economies Slow Down, Says ADB
Developing Asian economies will register solid growth in 2008 despite a coincident slowdown in major industrial economies, surging food and fuel prices and a simmering credit crisis in the United States, the Asian Development Bank says in a new major report.
ADB Consults Pacific on Safeguard Policy Update
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.
Papua New Guinea's Lae Port Receives $108.25M for Expansion
The Asian Development Bank and its development partners are providing a financial assistance package totaling $108.25 million to expand Lae Port, the largest and most important port in Papua New Guinea.
ADB $1m Grant to Improve Use of Statistics in Pacific DMC Development Plans
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.