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Urban Management Can Boost Living Standards and Climate Change Resilience in Pacific - ADB Report
Improved urban management in the Pacific region can boost living standards and resilience to climate change, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Developing Asia Growth Outlook Steady As Industrial Economies Firm
An improving growth outlook in Japan and the United States paired with stronger-than-expected performance in the People’s Republic of China support a steady growth outlook for developing Asia, says a new ADB report.
Growing ADB-Papua New Guinea Partnership Supports Service Delivery
ADB and the Government of Papua New Guinea’s growing partnership is based on improvements in service delivery capacity, a forum was told in Port Moresby today.
Rising Fiscal Challenges in the Pacific in 2014 - ADB
Fiscal pressures are expected to increase in the Pacific in 2014, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Pacific Economic Monitor, launched today at the offices of the New Zealand Aid Programme.
Implementation a Key Challenge for 2014 Papua New Guinea Budget - ADB
Improving the implementation capacity of public agencies to deliver the government’s investment plans will be a core challenge for improving service delivery in 2014, according to a new issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Pacific Economic Monitor, released today.
Major Report Details Potential Costs of Climate Change in the Pacific - ADB
The economic loss suffered by the Pacific region could range from 2.9% to as high as 12.7% of annual GDP by 2100, according to a new study from ADB.
Climate Change to Hit Papua New Guinea Economy Hardest in the Pacific - ADB
Papua New Guinea’s economy is likely to suffer the biggest losses in the Pacific from climate change, says a new ADB study.
ADB, Partners Help Boost Health Services in Milne Bay, PNG
A ground-breaking ceremony was held to officially mark the early steps toward construction of the first community health post to be built under the Rural Primary Health Services Delivery Project.
Pacific Fuel Demand Is High But Alternatives Are in Sight - ADB
The Pacific region’s primary energy demand is projected to more than double from 3.6 million tons of oil equivalent in 2010 to 8.8 tons of oil equivalent in 2035 at an annual rate of 3.7%, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in its latest Energy Outlook for Asia and the Pacific, which notes that while these high energy demands present significant challenges, energy efficiency and renewable energy options hold great promise.
Power Swaps Can Help Asia-Pacific Manage Daunting Future Energy Needs - Report
Cross-border power exchanges can play a central role in helping Asia and the Pacific meet its booming demand for power, which is set to sharply outpace the rest of the world’s over the next two decades, says a comprehensive new report from ADB.