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Asian Development Bank and the Maldives: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2019
Asian Development Bank and the Maldives: Fact Sheet

ADB operations in Maldives support efforts to enhance energy efficiency, improve urban infrastructure and services, develop MSMEs, and strengthen the capacities of the government in program and portfolio management.

ADB has been supporting the Government of Maldives since 1978. It has committed loans, grants, and technical assistance worth $315.4 million. ADB operations in Maldives are generally dedicated to increasing the population’s access to sustainable solid waste management services, enhancing the quality and reliability of power supply, improving transport networks, fostering private sector development, and boosting economic opportunities and growth.

ADB is also helping Maldives’ recently elected government formulate a new development strategy for the country. 

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