South Pacific: News
ADB approved a $1 million (about 2 million Fijian dollars) grant to the Government of Fiji to help fund priority recovery activities following Tropical Cyclone Yasa, which hit Fiji on 17–18 December.
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.
ADB and the Government of Samoa today signed grant agreements for the ADB-supported Samoa Central Cross Island Road Upgrading Project and the third phase of the Pacific Disaster Resilience Program.
ADB has approved a $45 million grant to help rehabilitate and upgrade the Queen Salote Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa.