Samoa and ADB
In the Spotlight
Engaging the private sector through public-private partnerships and privatization improves the performance and service delivery of state-owned enterprises, according to a new report by ADB.
Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report.
Developing safe air transport systems and airports is a critical task for all nations. The complex work requires that small and developing countries work together to pool their resources and expertise.
Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States.
Samoa is well advanced in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Poverty has fallen faster than the targeted rate, universal primary education has almost been achieved, gender disparity in primary and secondary education has been eliminated, and child mortality has been reduced. However, progress is needed in achieving environmental sustainability
ADB's country operations business plan, 2015-2017, maintains the focus of ADB’s Pacific Approach, which aims to deliver sustained, resilient, and improved standards of living for the people and serves as the country partnership strategy for Samoa.