Pacific Subregional Office

In the Spotlight

  • ADB Promotes Renewable Energy, Climate Change Resilience in Tonga

    ADB is working with the Government of Tonga to build up the country’s resilience to natural disasters and to help it achieve the goal of providing half of all electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020.

  • Pacific Subregional Office: Relevant, Responsive, and Results-Focused

    Being closer to South Pacific clients, the Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) in Suva, Fiji and coordination offices in the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, and Tonga are able to liaise directly with stakeholders to ensure ADB’s strategies, programs, and projects remain relevant, responsive, and results-focused.

  • Our Work in the Pacific

    For almost half a century, ADB has been partnering with Pacific developing countries to help them grow and prosper. ADB has scaled up its assistance in the Pacific to more than $2 billion by the end of 2014 from about $500 million in 2004. The vast majority of this support goes into building infrastructure.

  • PNG’s Natural Gas Exports To Boost Pacific Growth In 2015

    A ramping up of natural gas exports in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is expected to push the Pacific region’s average GDP growth to 10.7% this year, a new ADB report says.

  • ADB Reviews Pacific Approach 2010-2014

    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.

Overview

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.


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