Nauru and ADB

ADB supports Nauru in maritime transport, renewable energy, and urban development; and in implementing reforms to enhance public sector management, state-owned enterprises, and social protection.

In the Spotlight

  • ADB Signs $5 Million Grant to Help Nauru Improve Fiscal Sustainability}

    News from Country Offices

    ADB Signs $5 Million Grant to Help Nauru Improve Fiscal Sustainability

    ADB and the Government of Nauru have signed a $5 million policy-based grant agreement to help assist Nauru introduce a gender-responsive fiscal sustainability approach aimed at reducing debt, improving debt management practices, raising revenue, supporting state-owned enterprises, and helping the country’s most vulnerable citizens.   

  • Brochures and Flyers

    Asian Development Bank and Nauru: Fact Sheet

    Nauru, an island country of 21 square kilometers, is resource-constrained, far from major markets, import-dependent, and challenged with limited sources for economic growth.

  • 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.

 

Nauru Facts

ADB's Work in Nauru

Nauru, an island country of 21 square kilometers, is resource-constrained, far from major markets, import-dependent, and challenged with limited sources for economic growth.

ADB’s differentiated approach for development in Nauru emphasizes consultative, flexible responses and focused, long-term engagement to mitigate unfavorable external influences that affect development outcomes. ADB ensures effective capacity building through expert technical assistance and coordinates with development partners to implement development activities aligned with Nauru’s National Sustainable Development Strategy 2019–2030.


 

Data: Nauru

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 Nauru, 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 Nauru View all projects

Featured

  • How innovation is helping to deliver a new port for Nauru

    The unique challenges of financing and building a climate-resilient port in a tiny Pacific country required ADB to develop and deploy innovative approaches to ensure the project’s design, governance, and monitoring were efficient and effective.

 
 

Contact: Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)

Level 20, 45 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW Australia 2000

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +61 2 8270 9444
Fax +61 2 8270 9445

Nauru Pacific Country Office
Government Building
Yaren District, NRU68
Republic of Nauru


Shane Rosenthal (Mr)
Regional Director
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Sally Shute-Trembath (Ms)
External Communications Specialist
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Matthew Hodge (Mr)
Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist
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The Nauru Pacific Country Office will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 14 December 2023