In the Spotlight
Improving ADB Operations in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations and Small Island Developing States
ADB is improving our operations to address the specific challenges and requirements of FCAS and SIDS. Addressing the needs of these vulnerable communities is essential for a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific.
This document provides an overview of ADB’s ongoing and completed initiatives in the Pacific energy sector as of 2020, including work to scale up operations and finance new sources of renewable power.
Growth in the Pacific subregion for 2020 has been further downgraded as the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues to squeeze the region’s economies.
Sufficient provisioning for health and social protection will help support a swift, inclusive recovery in Pacific island countries.