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Papua New Guinea and ADB

ADB's priorities in Papua New Guinea focuses on developing transport infrastructure, promoting renewable energy, expanding access to finance, and improving health services.

15 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

Health, Social Protection to Underpin Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

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.

09 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB, Olam to Support Smallholder Farmers Livelihoods Disrupted by COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and global agribusiness company Olam International Limited (Olam) have signed a $93.75 million loan agreement to support the livelihoods of thousands of smallholder farmers in Viet Nam, Indonesia, and ...

03 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

$100 Million ADB Loan to Support Improved SOE Performance in PNG

ADB has approved a $100 million policy-based loan to improve the operational performance and financial sustainability of state-owned enterprises in Papua New Guinea.

26 Nov 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Announces $150 Million to Support Universal Health Care in PNG

ADB has approved a $150 million loan to help Papua New Guinea (PNG) provide affordable, accessible, high-quality health services for all PNG citizens.


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18 Jan 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Fintech can drive a strong post-COVID-19 recovery in Asia

The pandemic has highlighted the power of digital technology. Now is the time to harness this power for inclusive growth so that communities, especially in poor and remote areas, can survive the crisis and thrive.

16 Sep 2020 | Speech

Meeting of Governors of Pacific Developing Member Countries with ADB Management - Masatsugu Asakawa

Opening speech by Masatsugu Asakawa, President, Asian Development Bank at the Meeting of Governors of Pacific Developing Member Countries with ADB Management, 16 September 2020

06 Aug 2020 | Speech

Pacific Impact Webinar Series: Achieving a new normal for the Pacific - will a COVID-19 vaccine be the key? - Ahmed Saeed

Opening remarks by Ahmed M. Saeed, ADB Vice-President, Operations 2, at the Pacific Impact Webinar Series: Achieving a new normal for the Pacific, 6 August 2020

06 Jul 2020 | Asian Development Blog

COVID-19 has created digital opportunities in the Pacific

The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.


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