On the road to a speedy economic recovery: A broad-based tax system is key to Solomon Islands’ pandemic response
A more sustainable revenue base for the Pacific Island nation could better manage changing economic conditions and the impact of shocks such as COVID-19.
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
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.
The pandemic demonstrates that disasters are triggered by multidimensional risks and hazards, and that a country’s approach to urban resilience needs to be multifaceted.
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.
Complex, carefully managed financing structures can provide the funding needed for island states and others seeking to develop energy projects.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
Pacific countries are finding innovative new ways to finance renewable energy products that are making them more attractive to private investors.
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.