Asian Development Bank and Samoa: Fact Sheet
Samoa made good progress in addressing poverty, gender, health, education, and environment. ADB assistance to Samoa focuses on land and maritime transport, health, and disaster resilience.
The COVID-19 pandemic imposed serious challenges like the impact of border closures on the tourism industry and the untimely mobilization of contractors to implement major government projects to stimulate the economy. Improved internet connectivity allowed virtual engagements with development partners to seek expert support.
Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.