Across the region, ADB is committed to preparing climate change risk assessments for all its infrastructure investments in the Pacific.
BNCTL has come a long way since it began its gradual journey transforming into Timor-Leste’s first commercial bank with help from ADB and the Government of Australia.
Connectivity in the Pacific has two components: the physical and the digital. ADB has been working with development partners to help people and businesses overcome their isolation.
A structural shift is taking place in the Pacific islands, as countries move away from fossil fuels in favor of more climate friendly forms of energy.
To tackle the emerging development challenges facing the region, policymakers, and crucially policy advice, need to use measures of sustainable development.
ADB's new country partnership strategy for Fiji includes promoting private sector investment, broadening access to economic and social services, and building resilience, says ADB's Masayuki Tachiiri.
ADB's James Lynch explains how Pacific island countries can reduce costs, manage risk, and create value to address the unique set of challenges and opportunities they face.