Blogs on Marshall Islands
Published on Monday, 11 July 2016
ADB, Australia and the US are working together to increase access to safe water and improve sanitation in the second largest city in the Marshall Islands.
Published on Wednesday, 06 April 2016
Young women and men can think outside the box to address gender challenges.
Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2016
The recent election of the Pacific’s first female president can pave the way for more female leadership in the region.
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Land is power – immutable and unyielding. It provides succor and sustenance. Unfortunately, there is an overwhelming gender gap in land ownership, reinforcing the gender discrimination women face in other spheres.
Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2013
ADB is expecting growth to moderate across ADB's Pacific developing member countries (DMCs) this year (including Timor-Leste), mostly as a result of solid but slower growth in a few of the region’s larger, natural resource–extracting economies.
Published on Monday, 25 February 2013
For the small, isolated Pacific islands, access to more affordable and reliable telecommunications, particularly high-speed (broadband) internet, offers new economic opportunities. It has been estimated that a 10% increase in broadband penetration raises GDP by over 1% in such countries.