Palau and ADB

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.

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ADB's Work in Palau

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.


Data: Palau

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 Palau, 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 Palau View all projects


Contact: Pacific Department (PARD)

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

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Palau Pacific Country Office
Room 209, 2nd Floor, RTFT Building
Koror, Palau 96940

Jung Ho Kim (Mr)
Country Team Leader
Alfonsa Koshiba (Ms)
Senior Country Officer

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.