In the Spotlight
ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and Fiji’s Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum have discussed how ADB can support Fiji in its fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Kacific has launched the Kacific1 satellite to expand high-speed broadband internet access across Asia and the Pacific. ADB provided $50 million in financing to Kacific for the satellite to deliver internet that will enable better education and health services, improve access to information, and drive more trade and connectivity between countries.
威廉希尔体育ADB will invest over $1 billion worth of energy projects in the Pacific from 2019 to 2021 to increase renewable energy generation and improve access to affordable and sustainable electricity in the subregion.
Pacific Energy Update 2019 details how ADB is helping its Pacific developing member countries undertake a structural shift away from fossil fuel-based energy sources and towards renewables. Read more
A project that was unveiled in 2006 making Fiji’s ports safer and more efficient has contributed to the country’s economic growth and stability. ADB contributed to the project with a $16.8 million loan.