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Palau and ADB

ADB’s support to Palau focuses on renewable energy and energy security, urban planning and management, water and sanitation infrastructure, public financial management, and private sector development.

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ADB's Work in Palau

The Pacific Approach, 2021-2025 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is the country partnership strategy for Palau, and focuses on building resilience against economic shocks, delivering sustainable services, and promoting inclusive and sustainable growth. It introduces new priorities for (i) a programmatic approach to climate change, (ii) longer-term capacity support, (iii) procurement flexibilities, and (iv) an emphasis on gender equality.

In 2021, ADB provided $25 million in budget support loans under a systems and expenditure support program to assist Palau in strengthening policy and legislative frameworks for public financial management, reducing fiscal risks from weak public sector asset management, and supporting private sector development. ADB also committed a $3.7 million grant for COVID-19 assistance to support affected vulnerable groups in Palau including the elderly and persons with disabilities, enhance food security, and address gender-based violence.


Data: Palau

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Palau, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

Contact: Palau

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

  Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +63 2 86324444
  Fax +63 2 86362444
  E-mail

Palau Pacific Country Office

Room 209, 2nd Floor, RTFT Building, Koror, Palau 96940

Alfonsa KOSHIBA (Ms)
Senior Country Officer
  E-mail
Paul CURRY (Mr)
Country Team Leader
  E-mail

The ADB Pacific Department provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. The Pacific Department engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in Palau.

The Palau Pacific Country Office will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 1 July 2022