Pacific Subregional Office
In the Spotlight
ADB-wide sovereign approvals in the Pacific has risen substantially since 2010, reaching almost $1.8 billion in 2013. ADB is assessing and updating the Pacific Approach, which will continue to guide its operations in the region.
ADB and the Government of Fiji signed a $100 million loan agreement for a project to improve the safety and durability of the country’s land and maritime transport infrastructure.
The Pacific region is benefitting from stronger links with Asia’s growing economies, and can gain more with targeted policy reforms and investments, according to ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
An expanded and improved power supply has increased investment and improved public services.
As ADB's regional representative in the Pacific, the Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) in Suva, Fiji undertakes strategic planning, country programming, and economic sector work, overall portfolio management and project administration of selected projects, support for the development of knowledge products, and capacity building and regional cooperation activities. Read more.