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Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)

The PLCO is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia and its focal point for New Zealand. It is involved in programming, processing, and administration of assistance in Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

Pacific: Projects and Results

Project Result / Case Study

Vaccinating in Vanuatu for a Healthier Future

A $15 million grant from an Asian Development Fund (ADF) 12 facility will reduce the burden of pneumonia and diarrhea in children and increase protection against the human papilloma virus in women.

Project Result / Case Study

Reconnecting Solomon Islands After the Cyclone Ita Floods

ADB’s Transport Sector Flood Recovery Project helped reinstate bridge approach roads, culverts, and stream crossings and rebuilt three elevated bridges, reestablishing a seamless east–west road link on Guadalcanal and within Honiara. All works incorporated climate- and disaster-proof design.

Project Result / Case Study

How the ADF Base Allocation Increase is Already Transforming the Pacific

From clean power to port infrastructure, the Asian Development Fund is transforming the Pacific.