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Samoa and ADB

Beyond COVID-19 recovery, ADB assistance to Samoa will focus on energy investments, upgrading port facilities, constructing climate-resilient roads, and supporting private enterprises to create more jobs.

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Samoa Facts

ADB's Work in Samoa

Samoa has two main islands—Savaii and Upolu—and several smaller ones covering 2,934 square kilometers of land. It depends on fisheries and agriculture for exports while importing most of its fuel and commodities.

Samoa was a founding member of ADB in 1966 and has been receiving support from ADB for infrastructure development, policy reforms, and strengthening of its climate resilience. Samoa made good progress in addressing poverty, gender, health, education, and environment.


Data: Samoa

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 Samoa, 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: Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO)

91 Gordon Street, Suva, Fiji

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +679 3318101
  Fax +679 3318074

Samoa Pacific Country Office
Level 7, Central Bank of Samoa
Building, 1 Apia City Boulevard
Apia, Samoa


Maria MELEI (Ms)
Senior Country Coordination Officer
  Tel +685 21900/21424
  E-mail

The Samoa Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates:

Last updated: 28 December 2021