Samoa’s growth prospects and overall living standards, and is closely aligned with the government’s Strategy for the Development of Samoa, 2017–2020. ADB assistance in Samoa will focus on energy investments, upgrading ports facilities, investments in climate-resilient roads, and business development to create more jobs. ADB will continue to support reforms to promote the economic use of customary land, help build sustainable capacity for sound economic and public sector management, and implement reforms of SOEs.
ADB has been working with the Government of Samoa since 1966 and has approved $186.19 million in loans, $127.97 million in grants, and $32.16 million in technical assistance.
Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Samoa as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.