Contingent financing provides quick, flexible financing for vulnerable countries in the Pacific to respond and rebuild after disasters
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.
The closure of schools due to COVID-19 has had wide-ranging impacts on students and education systems. Support should focus on closing the learning gap and preparing for the next crisis.
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
The pandemic is producing more household waste and increased amounts of dangerous medical waste. We need to manage these changes for our immediate safety and for the long-term welfare of our communities.
Pacific nations, led by the smallest and least well-off, moved decisively to restrict travel from a fast-growing list of COVID-19 affected countries.
The immense distance between islands in the Pacific creates challenges for accessing resources, particularly for women. Targeted policies, tailored for their needs, are required.
Harnessing advanced smart port technologies can enhance physical and economic resilience of “lifeline” ports in the Pacific.