Solomon Islands: Projects and Results

Latest Project Results and Case Studies

  • June 2014

    Making It Easier to Do Business in the Pacific

    It is now easier to register a business in many Pacific island countries following a successful pilot program in the Solomon Islands.
  • April 2013

    Solomon Islands Ports, Shipping and Maritime Safety

    An innovative project is improving the safety and efficiency of domestic maritime services, spurring rural development in Solomon Islands, and shaping up to be a model for similar projects in the Pacific region.
  • August 2012

    Solomon Islands: Rehabilitation of Sasape Marina Boosts Economy

    The sale and rehabilitation of Sasape Marina, formerly a state-owned enterprise, highlights some of the real benefits that can result from privatization.
  • March 2012

    Adapting to Climate Change in the Solomon Islands

    Lashed by rain, the Solomon Islands are rolling out a 'climate-proof' transportation infrastructure that will facilitate local trade and provide long-term construction and maintenance employment.
  • November 2011

    Small Business Loans in the Solomon Islands

    Hudson Wakio, managing director of Advanced Technologies, which sells computers, printers, photocopiers, and office supplies, is expanding his business. When he recently applied for a loan from local lender Credit Corporation for a delivery truck, to his surprise, approval took place far faster than he had ever imagined. "I thought loan approval would take months; instead it only took 1 day. Within an hour the forms were processed, and by the end of the day I had the truck. I couldn't believe it," says Wakio.
  • March 2008

    On the Same Track

    ADB and its development partners discuss their joint response to restoring roads and bridges in the Solomon Islands through the eyes of the almost complete Post Conflict Emergency Rehabilitation Project.
  • November 2004

    Education for Sustainable River and Water Conservation

    This Pilot and Demonstration Activities (PDA) developed an innovative education/learning process to increase community and youth participation, mobilization for sustainable water management, and poverty reduction.