The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
Pacific island nations have been among the top performers worldwide in controlling COVID-19. A greater emphasis on water, sanitation and hygiene practices will help continue that success.
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 fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
Marine protected areas are a powerful way to allow ocean life to rebound while at the same time supporting tourism, local communities and sustainable fishing
Contingent financing provides quick, flexible financing for vulnerable countries in the Pacific to respond and rebuild after disasters
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
Officials from ADB and Palau discuss how high-speed internet services will improve life in the remote island nation.
Despite the challenge of limited employment opportunities, for both the Palau government and youth leaders the future of the country’s youth looks bright.