The fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS) and small island developing states (SIDS) approach—or FSA—represents a new way of doing business for ADB’s most vulnerable developing member countries.
ADB's Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations and Small Island Developing States Approach is set to improve livelihoods, inclusiveness, and resilience in these countries through more agile, flexible, and acutely responsive operations.
The fragile and conflict-situations and small island developing states approach presents ADB's new way of doing business in its most vulnerable members, which are at further risk because of the COVID-19 crisis.
For the vast majority of us, last year was defined by the unanticipated calamity of COVID-19.
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.