Are Pacific Power Utilities Ready for the Impact of COVID-19?
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
COVID-19 Has Created Digital Opportunities in the Pacific
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
For Clean Islands and a Clean Ocean in the Pacific, Start with Solid Waste Management
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.
For State-Owned Power Utility Companies in the Pacific, It’s Time to Cut the Cord
State-owned power companies in the Pacific are increasingly becoming a fiscal risk in part due to their outdated management practices. Reforms are needed to allow them to prosper and perform into the future.
How New Zealand Contributes to ADB's Approach to the Pacific
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
In the Pacific, COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Think About Waste Management
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.
In the Pacific, Urgent Action is the Key to Addressing COVID-19
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.
In the Remote Atolls of the Pacific, Women Struggle for Basic Resources
The immense distance between islands in the Pacific creates challenges for accessing resources, particularly for women. Targeted policies, tailored for their needs, are required.
Island Nations in The Pacific Need Improved Information and Communication Technology
Infrastructure, regulation and application are all needed to improve broadband connectivity and produce the positive economic and social impact it brings.
It’s Time to Get Smart with Pacific Ports
Harnessing advanced smart port technologies can enhance physical and economic resilience of “lifeline” ports in the Pacific.