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Maldives and ADB

ADB operations in Maldives support efforts to enhance energy efficiency, improve urban infrastructure and services, develop MSMEs, and strengthen the capacities of the government in program and portfolio management.

In the Spotlight


Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives

The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.

Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in Maldives

Development indicators for Maldives, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Maldives

Project Results


30 Oct 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Ramps Up Support for Renewable Energy in Maldives

ADB has approved a $7.74 million concessional loan and a $2.73 million project grant to expand renewable-energy-ready grid systems in 12 outer islands in Maldives.  

21 Oct 2020 | News Release

ADB Endorses New 5-Year Partnership Strategy for Maldives

ADB has endorsed a new 5-year country partnership strategy for Maldives covering 2020–2024. A roadmap for ADB operations in Maldives, the CPS will support the country to take on a more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive path...

12 Aug 2020 | News Release

ADB Approves $73 Million Package to Develop Waste-to-Energy Facility in Maldives

ADB has approved a $73.39 million concessional loan and grant to the Government of Maldives to develop a waste treatment facility using waste-to-energy (WTE) technology and disposal infrastructure for the Greater Malé region...

20 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides Additional Assistance to Maldives to Combat COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional $1 million grant to Maldives from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to further support the government’s emergency response to the coronavirus disease... 


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