Asian Development Bank and the Maldives: Fact Sheet
ADB’s recent engagement with Maldives focused on COVID-19 response measures. The ADB is one of the country's biggest development partners, providing support averaging $40 million a year from 2016 to 2020.
ADB’s support is aligned with the government’s Strategic Action Plan, 2019–2023. ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy for Maldives 2020–2024 covers three strategic pillars: enhancing public sector efficiency and fiscal sustainability; strengthening competitiveness and diversifying the economic base; and improving quality of life of island communities while ensuring environmental sustainability. Its two strategic priorities are adopting advanced technologies and accelerating progress in gender equality.
Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.