Nauru and ADB

ADB supports Nauru in the completion of the Aiwo Port and a solar power system; preparing an urban development project; and strengthening reforms in public sector management, state-owned enterprises, and social protection.

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Nauru Facts

ADB's Work in Nauru

ADB has been supporting Nauru since 1991, and cooperation has focused on improving fiscal sustainability, critical infrastructure, and service delivery.

ADB’s recent development efforts in Nauru have helped the government address the country’s considerable infrastructure needs, improve the delivery of essential services, strengthen fiscal sustainability, and improve the performance of state-owned enterprises.


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


  • 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
Sally Shute-Trembath (Ms)
External Communications Specialist
Matthew Hodge (Mr)
Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist

The Nauru Pacific Country Office will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 14 December 2023