Maldives and ADB

ADB is helping Maldives transition to net zero emissions, strengthen its health system, and support the country’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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ADB's Work in Maldives

Maldives is one of the world’s lowest-lying island countries, making it highly vulnerable to climate change. To tackle this, ADB is assisting Maldives to improve climate resilience and achieve net zero emissions by 2030 through the increased use of renewable energy.

Maldives became an ADB member in 1978. To date, ADB has committed 110 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $454.3 million to Maldives.

Data: Maldives

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 Maldives, 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 Maldives   View all projects

Contact: South Asia Department (SARD)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

  Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Elisabetta GENTILE (Ms)
Desk Officer for Maldives

ADB does not have a resident mission in Maldives. ADB South Asia Department (SARD) is responsible for the country coordination for Maldives.

ADB Headquarters in Manila will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 9 January 2023