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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.
Serials | 23 Jul 2019
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.
Books | 18 Jul 2019
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.
Reports | 03 May 2019
Leveraging Trade for Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Pacific
This publication provides insights on how trade can be leveraged to enhance economic opportunities for women in the Pacific.
Serials | 30 Apr 2019
Pacific Economic Monitor: May 2019 – Special 10th Anniversary Issue
This publication provides an update of developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues to date.