The Pacific Approach, 2021–2025 serves as ADB’s operational framework in the region and as its partnership strategy for the 12 small Pacific island countries.
This policy brief considers whether central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) can promote the accessibility of financial services in Pacific island countries and the design choices involved in their development.
The Asian Development Bank and the Government of Palau today signed grant agreements for an ADB-supported project which aims to address the needs of poor and vulnerable groups in Palau affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Despite a weakening economic growth forecast for the Pacific, recent progress in vaccination rollouts and stronger public health measures are providing optimism for the safe reopening of borders in the near term, according to...
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.
Across the region, ADB is committed to preparing climate change risk assessments for all its infrastructure investments in the Pacific.
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.