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19 Jan 2021 | Institutional Document
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.
17 Dec 2020 | Institutional Document
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.
15 Dec 2020 | Publication
Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2020
Sufficient provisioning for health and social protection will help support a swift, inclusive recovery in Pacific island countries.
11 Dec 2020 | Publication
Blue Ocean Tourism in Asia and the Pacific: Trends and Directions before the Coronavirus Crisis
Tourism has played only a marginal part in the blue economy of the Asia and Pacific region.
08 Dec 2020 | Publication
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.
04 Dec 2020 | Institutional Document
Waste to Energy in the Age of the Circular Economy: Compendium of Case Studies and Emerging Technologies
This compendium features 18 projects that demonstrate the use of waste-to-energy technologies in the municipal, agricultural, and industrial sectors.
26 Nov 2020 | Publication
Trade and Maritime Transport Trends in the Pacific
This report provides insights to support long-term planning to improve import and export processes in the Pacific.
30 Jul 2020 | Publication
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.
23 Jul 2020 | Publication
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.
17 Jul 2020 | Institutional Document
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.