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

Asian Development Bank and Tuvalu: Fact Sheet

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

ADB operations in Tuvalu will focus on improving outer island port facilities, supporting telecommunication and information and communication services, building disaster resilience, and sustaining good fiscal management.

ADB has supported Tuvalu since 1993, committing loans and grants totaling $32.3 million, and technical assistance projects worth $8.6 million.

ADB’s Pacific Approach 2016–2020 serves as the country partnership strategy for the 11 small Pacific island countries, including Tuvalu. The country operations business plan, 2018–2020 also takes a multicountry approach and supports the three-pronged strategy of the Pacific Approach: reducing costs, managing risks, and enabling value creation.

ADB is seen as a strategic partner to Tuvalu in supporting the development of pipeline projects to access grant financing from the Green Climate Fund. Regional approaches to information and communication technology, energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change, and economic infrastructure will also be explored.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Tuvalu as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.