Asian Development Bank and Tonga: Fact Sheet

Publication | October 2022

ADB is assisting Tonga with COVID-19 response, improvements of the health systems, transport infrastructure, climate resilience, disaster recovery, renewable energy, and urban development.

In 2018, the Global Climate Risks Index ranked Tonga the second most at-risk country worldwide. Tonga’s main challenges are to sustain economic recovery beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigate potential damages caused by natural hazards, and create jobs for its youth.

ADB assistance to Tonga will focus on promoting renewable energy, improving transport assets, making the capital, Nuku'alofa, a more livable city, protecting the vulnerable groups, building resilience to climate risks, sustaining good fiscal management, and strengthening health systems.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

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