Solutions for climate adaptation need to span multiple sectors, government departments and societal contexts. The challenge is great but we can meet it by combining natural and built assets with incentives for collective action and the optimization of traditional knowledge.
Fiji deserves a sustainable transport system that makes the country more livable for residents while preserving its beauty.
Vice-President Stephen Groff, in Fiji for a COP23 meeting, reveals that ADB will mobilize over $500 million in climate finance for the Pacific until 2021.
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
The People’s Republic of China has shown how buses can be used to dramatically increase the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19. The region should follow their example.
The Asia-Pacific region has the expertise and resources to take a leadership role in not only developing a COVID-19 vaccine but distributing it to those who need it most.
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
It is times like this that you need your friends the most, like Fiji and Tonga.
Strong remittance inflows should be used as an opportunity to strengthen the systems that help overseas workers and their families back at home.
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.