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07 Feb 2020 | Publication
Effectiveness of Foreign Development Assistance in Mitigating Natural Disasters’ Impact: Case Study of Pacific Island Countries
While natural disasters greatly hinder economic growth in the South Pacific region, official development assistance significantly mitigates such adverse effects.
17 Dec 2019 | Institutional Document
Pacific Energy Update 2019
This document highlights how ADB technical assistance and energy sector projects are helping to build resilient, low-carbon economies, while increasing access to clean, reliable power in the Pacific.
04 Dec 2019 | Publication
Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2019
The Pacific Economic Monitor provides updates on developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues.
16 Oct 2019 | Institutional Document
Eleven (11) Small Pacific Island Countries: Country Operations Business Plan (2020-2022)
The Pacific Approach, 2016–2020 serves as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy for the 11 small Pacific island countries (PIC-11). In line with the Pacific Approach, the PIC-11 country operations business plan (COBP), 2020–2022 reflects a multicountry approach that identifies common development challenges and opportunities for operational efficiencies across the PIC-11.
08 Oct 2019 | Publication
Pacific Finance Sector Brief: Marshall Islands
This brief provides an overview of the Marshall Islands’ finance sector, and discusses the key challenges and how they can be addressed.
03 Oct 2019 | Publication
Maritime Cooperation in SASEC: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation
This report explores how South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries can enhance maritime cooperation to boost international trade.
30 Aug 2019 | Publication
Finding Balance 2019: Benchmarking the Performance of State-Owned Banks in the Pacific
This report profiles the roles, performance, market context, and regulatory frameworks of 13 state-owned banks in 10 Pacific countries.
23 Jul 2019 | Publication
Pacific Economic Monitor – July 2019
The Pacific’s economic outlook remains solid despite the global slowdown. While social development gains in the region have been steady, some big challenges remain.
18 Jul 2019 | Publication
The Social Protection Indicator for the Pacific: Assessing Progress
This publication provides updates on social protection indicators for 13 Pacific developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.
08 Jul 2019 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and the Marshall Islands: Fact Sheet
ADB is working to promote renewable energy sources, shore up energy security, raise educational standards, strengthen public financial management, and improve governance in the Marshall Islands.