ADB’s support to Palau focuses on renewable energy and energy security, urban planning and management, water and sanitation, public financial management, and private sector development.
This report outlines how the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative helped to strengthen an enabling business environment and to promote inclusive growth in the region during the fiscal year 2022.
Solid waste management remains one of the most challenging environmental issues for Pacific nations. Heavy reliance of most Pacific islands on imported goods creates a one-way flow of materials into small island developing states.
This publication and accompanying summary materials highlight key messages from current research and data on women’s economic empowerment in Pacific island countries.
Palau is a small island developing state in the northern Pacific. It is exceptionally vulnerable to natural hazards, and its narrow economy exposes it to international market volatility.
The Pacific Approach, 2021-2025 of ADB serves as the country partnership strategy for Palau, and focuses on building resilience against economic shocks, delivering sustainable services, and promoting inclusive and sustainable growth. It introduces new priorities for a programmatic approach to climate change, longer-term capacity support, procurement flexibilities, and an emphasis on gender equality. Recognizing the need for capacity support to complement physical infrastructure, ADB is helping improve utility and public sector performance alongside infrastructure works.
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
Room 209, 2nd Floor, RTFT Building, Koror, Palau 96940
The ADB Pacific Department provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. The Pacific Department engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in Palau.
The Palau Pacific Country Office will be closed on these dates:
Last updated: 6 January 2023