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Country Planning Documents | 19 Jan 2021
Pacific Energy Update 2020
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.
Country Planning Documents | 17 Dec 2020
Eleven Small Pacific Island Countries: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
The Pacific Approach, 2016–20201 serves as the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) country partnership strategy for the eleven small Pacific island countries (PIC-11). The priorities of the Pacific Approach, 2016–2020 will remain valid for the PIC-11 country operations business plan (COBP), 2021–2023 until the new Pacific Approach for 2021–2025 is considered in 2021.
Serials | 15 Dec 2020
Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2020
Sufficient provisioning for health and social protection will help support a swift, inclusive recovery in Pacific island countries.
Reports | 08 Dec 2020
Climate Change, Coming Soon to a Court Near You: National Climate Change Legal Frameworks in Asia and the Pacific
Report 3 provides holistic syntheses of the climate legal and policy frameworks of 32 countries in Asia and the Pacific and discusses key legislative trends and climate-relevant constitutional rights.
Contracts and Agreements | 16 Nov 2020
Palau: Amendments to Loan Agreements (Ordinary Operations) - Reference Rates Transition
This Amendment Letter gives effect to the changes to the Ordinary Operations Loan Regulations approved by the ADB Board of Directors to facilitate the transition to alternative reference rates, and is applicable to each of the regular loans made from ADB’s Ordinary Capital Resources referred to in the Amendment Letter.
This Amendment Letter is effective for such loan on the later to occur of (i) the date of receipt by ADB of the Amendment Letter (as stamped on the first page) or (ii) the date the relevant Loan Agreement is duly signed by the Borrower, as applicable.
Serials | 30 Jul 2020
Pacific Economic Monitor – July 2020
Most Pacific island countries appear to have avoided direct health impacts from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Yet, the pandemic highlights the need to strengthen their health and social protection systems.
Papers and Briefs | 23 Jul 2020
Drivers of Blue Economy in Asia and Pacific Island Countries: An Empirical Investigation of Tourism and Fisheries Sectors
The size of the blue economy has responded positively to sustainable ocean management policies.
Country Planning Documents | 17 Jul 2020
Pacific Urban Update 2020
This document provides an overview of ADB’s active and proposed urban programs, projects, and technical assistance initiatives in the Pacific region as of December 2019.
Brochures and Flyers | 18 May 2020
Asian Development Bank and Palau: Fact Sheet
ADB will continue to concentrate its assistance on improving public sector performance and promoting private sector development in Palau.
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.