Pacific Subregional Office
In the Spotlight
ADB President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. and the Minister for Finance and ADB Governor, Elbuchel Sadang, to discuss the country’s infrastructure investment and economic reform efforts to support stronger tourism growth in the island nation.
An undersea fiber-optic cable network is banishing Tonga’s long-standing isolation and ushering in the wired world of the 21st century.
Most Pacific economies are unlikely to be significantly affected by heightened uncertainty in the global economy, says ADB's July 2016 issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor.
ADB is working in the energy sector in the Pacific region to increase access to clean and reliable energy, a resource that is essential for low-carbon economic growth and improved living conditions.
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.