Kiribati and ADB

ADB’s support to Kiribati involves strengthening fiscal sustainability; and upgrading infrastructure to improve water supply, transport, renewable energy, and health delivery with a strong focus on climate resilience and gender inclusiveness.

In the Spotlight

  • ADB, Partners to Increase Access to Clean Energy in Kiribati

    News from Country Offices

    ADB, Partners to Increase Access to Clean Energy in Kiribati

    ADB joined the Government of Kiribati and other development partners in a groundbreaking ceremony today to officially mark the first step toward the construction of the largest solar photovoltaic plant in Kiribati.

  • Brochures and Flyers

    Asian Development Bank and Kiribati: Fact Sheet

    ADB has been supporting Kiribati in building fiscal stability and upgrading infrastructure since 1974, with a sustained focus on transformative and climate-proof infrastructure investments in sanitation, water supply, transport, renewable energy, and health.

  • 3.3% Growth Expected in the Pacific Region in 2024, 4% in 2025 — ADB}

    News from Country Offices

    3.3% Growth Expected in the Pacific Region in 2024, 4% in 2025 — ADB

    Economic growth in the Pacific is projected to moderate in 2024 before picking up in 2025, according to the Asian Development Outlook April 2024, ADB’s flagship economic publication, released today.

  • Asian Development Blog

    Answering the Call for Climate Action in the Pacific

    The collective efforts and resilience of Pacific Island communities in the face of climate change highlight the importance of international support and sustainable infrastructure to combat environmental challenges.

 

Kiribati Facts

ADB's Work in Kiribati

ADB has been supporting Kiribati in building fiscal stability and upgrading infrastructure since 1974, with a sustained focus on transformative and climate-proof infrastructure investments in sanitation, water supply, transport, renewable energy, and health. The bank is currently helping the Government of Kiribati to install its new integrated financial management information system.

To date, ADB has committed 64 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $209 million to Kiribati. ADB’s current sovereign portfolio in Kiribati includes 8 grants worth $108.6 million.


 

Data: Kiribati

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Kiribati, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

 

ADB Projects in Kiribati View all projects

 
 

Contact: Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO)

91 Gordon Street, Suva, Fiji

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +679 3318101
Fax +679 3318074

Kiribati Pacific Country Office
Unit 303 and 304, TK Plaza
Tarawa, Kiribati
Tel: +686 22040 / 22041


Teatao Tira (Mr)
Country Team Leader
Tel +686 75055045 / 75022042
E-mail

The Kiribati Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates:

Last updated: 21 December 2023