Solomon Islands Women Train to Maintain Solar Power Equipment

Villagers across the Solomon Islands, many of them women, are receiving hands-on tuition to install and maintain small off-grid solar power schemes bringing electricity to their community. Watch Video

Structural Reforms More Important Than Growth Targets in PRC

Steady consumption and rising external demand will support economic growth in the People’s Republic of China in 2014, especially if the government continues an accommodative macroeconomic policy package, says ADB report. Read More

Fast Track Reform to Boost Indian Growth

Spurred in part by a new government's strong mandate and wide-ranging reform agenda, the Indian economy is set to benefit from a revival of investment and improved growth in advanced economies, says ADB report. Read More

Developing Asia Fastest Growing Region

Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report. Read More

Overview

Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia, and also acts as a focal point for New Zealand. PLCO is involved in programming, processing and administration of assistance in Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. PLCO is also committed to promoting private sector development across all 14 of ADB's Pacific developing member countries via the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative co-financed by Australian Aid.

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