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ADB Approves $10.82 Million Loan to Promote Recovery in Samoa
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $10.82 million loan to Samoa to support inclusive economic growth. The loan is the second part of the Economic Recovery Support Program, with the first subprogram approved in April 2010.
Climate Change Threatens to Increase Hunger in the Pacific - ADB Report
Climate change threatens to increase hunger and malnutrition among the Pacific region's poorest people unless there is action soon, says a new report from the ADB.
Resource-Rich Pacific Economies Thrive While Others Lag - ADB Report
The Pacific's resource-rich economies of Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste will continue to expand strongly this year as commodity prices remain firm but growth in the rest of the region is set to remain subdued, says the new issue of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
ADB, Partners to Help 5 Pacific Nations Reduce Fossil Fuel Use
Five Pacific nations, which rely heavily on imported diesel for power generation, are expected to reduce their fossil fuel consumption with the help of a technical assistance from ADB and its partners.
Resource-Rich Economies Drive Growth in Pacific, but Inflation a Challenge - ADB Report
The economic outlook for the Pacific region is more positive for 2011 on the back of continued global recovery, buoyed by the strength of Australia's economy and higher commodity prices. Most Pacific countries will experience slightly lower growth rates in 2012, says the ADB in a new report.
Resource-Rich Economies Lift Pacific's Performance - ADB Report
The recovery in the global economy will help the Pacific economies improve in 2011. The strongest gains are expected in the resource-rich countries that are benefiting from both major new resource projects and better world commodity prices, says ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
ADB, Partners To Help Manage Pacific's Marine Resources Against Climate Change
ADB, the Global Environment Facility, and the Australian Institute of Marine Science are helping five Pacific countries manage their marine resources in the Coral Triangle.
Pacific Fiscal Concerns Remain Amid Global Recovery: ADB
The Pacific Island economies have benefited from the gradual recovery in the world economy and the firm Australian economy, but fiscal conditions in some Pacific economies remain a concern, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
Modest Growth Expected for Pacific Economies in 2011, Says ADB
Stronger than expected economic growth in resource rich Timor-Leste has resulted in an upgrade of ADB's forecast of economic growth in the Pacific region, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
ADB to Support Samoa with Recovery from Global Crisis, Tsunami
ADB is providing program loan assistance of up to $26.8 million to Samoa to help the Pacific Island nation revive its economy.