The Pacific Islands have greatly improved their debt standing in recent years, helped in part by technical training, tax reforms, and a push toward building and finding new revenues. But the limited nature of their economies means they cannot meet the heavy cost of critical and transformative infrastructure by themselves.
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Operations of ADB in the Pacific date back to 1969 and have since grown rapidly in line with interconnected needs. Development partnerships, projects, and other initiatives aim to strengthen infrastructure and services, build human and institutional capacity, and increase the resilience of communities across the region.
Ireland’s Minister for International Development Mr. Ciarán Cannon appealed for united global action on climate change, and made a compelling case for why investment in the Pacific is so necessary.
A new solar power supply financed by ADB's Asian Development Fund, Australia, and donors in Europe is boosting the private sector and ushering in a clean energy revolution in Tonga.
Dilly Faulkner, 52, is a general construction supervisor who worked on a key part of the Kiribati Road Rehabilitation Project.
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The ADB Investor Presentation provides an overview of the Asian Development Bank, its operations, and other information relevant to prospective investors.
At least 75% of the number of ADB’s committed operations will be supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2030. Climate finance from ADB’s own resources will reach $80 billion during 2019–2030.
Private investment is key to Asia’s prosperity. ADB works with private sector clients to empower communities in many ways—like building the infrastructure they need, boosting farmer incomes, and delivering clean energy supplies.
This publication presents information on the status of the public–private partnership (PPP) environment in 12 ADB member countries.
Agribusiness is a potent way for countries to achieve almost all of their SDGs. ADB is working with private sector partners to have transformational impact on agribusiness in Asia and the Pacific.
Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations.
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