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Serials | 30 Jul 2020
Pacific Economic Monitor – July 2020
Most Pacific island countries appear to have avoided direct health impacts from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Yet, the pandemic highlights the need to strengthen their health and social protection systems.
Papers and Briefs | 23 Jul 2020
Drivers of Blue Economy in Asia and Pacific Island Countries: An Empirical Investigation of Tourism and Fisheries Sectors
The size of the blue economy has responded positively to sustainable ocean management policies.
Country Planning Documents | 17 Jul 2020
Pacific Urban Update 2020
This document provides an overview of ADB’s active and proposed urban programs, projects, and technical assistance initiatives in the Pacific region as of December 2019.
Brochures and Flyers | 18 May 2020
Asian Development Bank and the Federated States of Micronesia: Fact Sheet
ADB supports the Federated States of Micronesia’s Action Plan 2023 by prioritizing investments in energy, water supply and sanitation, and basic education; and providing technical assistance that supports public administration reforms.
Papers and Briefs | 07 Feb 2020
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.
Country Planning Documents | 17 Dec 2019
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.
Serials | 04 Dec 2019
Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2019
The Pacific Economic Monitor provides updates on developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues.
Country Planning Documents | 16 Oct 2019
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.
Papers and Briefs | 08 Oct 2019
Pacific Finance Sector Brief: Federated States of Micronesia
This brief provides an overview of the Federated States of Micronesia’s finance sector and discusses the key challenges.
Reports | 30 Aug 2019
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.