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

Asian Development Bank and Samoa: Fact Sheet

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

ADB supports Samoa’s efforts to improve the delivery of basic social services, including clean water, sanitation, reliable energy, better internet connectivity, and disaster relief.

ADB has been supporting Samoa since 1966 and has committed $354.66 million in loans, grants and technical assistance.

ADB assistance to Samoa supports efforts to improve the delivery of basic social services, including clean water, modern sanitation, and reliable energy. ADB is also working to provide the country with better internet connectivity and effective disaster relief.

ADB operations in Samoa are covered in the ADB country operations business plan, 2018–2020 for the 11 small Pacific Island countries, which is aligned with ADB’s Pacific Approach 2016–2020. The business plan is targeting improvements to Samoa’s growth prospects and overall living standards, and is closely aligned with the government’s Strategy for the Development of Samoa, 2017–2020.

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.