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ADB operations in Maldives support efforts to enhance energy efficiency, improve urban infrastructure and services, develop MSMEs, and strengthen the capacities of the government in program and portfolio management.

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News Release

ADB Provides Assistance to Maldives to Combat COVID-19

ADB approved a $500,000 grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund to Maldives to help finance the government’s response to COVID-19 outbreak in the country in easing constraints to meet immediate relief needs and deliver medical services. Read more

Institutional Document

Maldives: Economic Update 2019

威廉希尔体育Gross domestic product (GDP) growth marginally rose to 6.9% in 2018 from 6.8% in 2017 given robust construction activities, tourism, and supporting services. Average inflation fell from 2.8% to only –0.1% in 2018. While GDP is projected to moderate to 6.5% in 2019 and further to 6.3% in 2020.

Institutional Document

South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update

This report reflects the changes in the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program’s operational plan for the period 2016–2025, in particular on priority projects resulting from a rigorous vetting process.


Edge of Disaster: The Climate Change Emergency Facing the Atoll Countries

威廉希尔体育Vanishing coastlines, king tides, soil erosion—the accelerating impact of climate change is an existential threat to the low-lying atoll countries.

Economic Forecast

威廉希尔体育GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in Maldives

Development indicators for Maldives, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced, 2014-2018

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in Maldives

Project Results


25 Mar 2020威廉希尔体育 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides Assistance to Maldives to Combat COVID-19

威廉希尔体育ADB today approved a $500,000 grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund to Maldives to help finance the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. This is on top of a $100,000 technical...

15 Jan 2020威廉希尔体育 | News from Country Offices

ADB Inaugurates Project to Replace Diesel Systems with Solar Hybrid Across Maldives

威廉希尔体育ADB and the Environment Ministry of the Maldives have inaugurated the successful implementation of solar–battery–diesel hybrid system in 48 islands under the flagship Preparing Outer Islands for Sustainable Energy...

20 Nov 2019威廉希尔体育 | News from Country Offices

ADB Cohosts Forum Promoting Women in South Asia Energy Industry

威廉希尔体育ADB is hosting at its Manila headquarters the second in a series of partnership forums for a new professional network founded by the World Bank to promote more female practitioners in South Asia’s energy and power sector.

27 Aug 2019 | News Release

Atoll Nations Face Immediate Climate Threat to their Development — ADB President

Atoll nations are on the front line of climate change and require immediate action to combat the impact of land loss, beach erosion, loss of fisheries, and water shortages—a situation that threatens their development and stability...


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