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

Asian Development Bank and Samoa: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2017
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.

Samoa’s growth prospects and overall living standards, and is closely aligned with the government’s Strategy for the Development of Samoa, 2017–2020. ADB assistance in Samoa will focus on energy investments, upgrading ports facilities, investments in climate-resilient roads, and business development to create more jobs. ADB will continue to support reforms to promote the economic use of customary land, help build sustainable capacity for sound economic and public sector management, and implement reforms of SOEs.

ADB has been working with the Government of Samoa since 1966 and has approved $186.19 million in loans, $127.97 million in grants, and $32.16 million in technical assistance.

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.