Asian Development Bank and Kiribati: Fact Sheet | Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank and Kiribati: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2018
Asian Development Bank and Kiribati: Fact Sheet

ADB’s program in Kiribati aims to reduce poverty and promote economic opportunity by delivering sustainable infrastructure services and improving public financial management.

ADB has been working with Kiribati since 1974, with loans and grants totaling $72.86 million, as well as technical assistance projects worth $22.02 million committed.

The ADB program in Kiribati aims to reduce poverty and promote economic opportunity by maintaining fiscal sustainability, improving the business climate, upgrading water and sanitation services, rehabilitating roads, and addressing the effects of climate change.

ADB will invest in a submarine cable to improve telecommunication for the outer islands and, in 2019, will consider supporting other infrastructure investments for these remote islands.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Kiribati as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.