South Pacific: Features

Read how ADB-supported projects and programs have bridged social and economic disparities and improved the quality of life in the South Pacific.

Latest Features

  • January 2012

    Fiji Roads, Tourism and Cultural Traditions

    A last stretch of roadworks has led to an unexpected revival of tradition while offering promising prospects for trade, tourism, and education. WAINIBUKA, TAILEVU PROVINCE, FIJI - The chief of Wailotua Village Number One is presiding over a ritual that many in his village have forgotten, or never knew. Ratu Savenaca Bosenawainibuka, who is known by the title of Tui Wailevu, oversees the ceremony on a sunny day in July.
  • January 2012

    Fiji Roads, Farming and Education

    A new road in northern Tailevu is bringing business, farming, and better education opportunities to a formerly isolated region.