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Pacific Economic Monitor (July 2013)

This edition of the Pacific Economic Monitor updates 2013 and 2014 GDP growth and inflation projections for ADB’s Pacific developing member countries. The theme of the policy briefs included in this issue is regional cooperation and integration. Continue reading

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Public Sector Management: Lessons from State-Owned Enterprise Reforms in Kiribati and Tuvalu

This paper highlights the importance of state-owned enterprise (SOE) reforms for economic growth, and lists lessons learned from SOE reforms in Kiribati and Tuvalu. Continue reading

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The State of Pacific Towns and Cities: Urbanization in ADB’s Pacific Developing Member Countries

This report investigates urbanization trends across the 14 Pacific developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank. It examines the history of Pacific urbanization, current state of infrastructure and service provision within urban areas, and… Continue reading

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Finding Balance: Benchmarking the Performance of State-Owned Enterprises in Papua New Guinea

This study benchmarks the performance of Papua New Guinea’s State-owned enterprises with those of Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga; assesses the key drivers of this performance; and identifies successful reform strate… Continue reading

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Learning Curves: Transport Sector in the Pacific

This edition of Learning Curves summarizes the findings of an evaluation of ADB's support to transportation development in Pacific developing member countries. The overall rating for ADB support to the transport sector in the Pacific is succes… Continue reading

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Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012 aims to present the latest key statistics on development issues concerning the economies of Asia and the Pacific to a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officia… Continue reading

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Dili Bulletin (ADB)

In this edition of the Dili Bulletin: Ordinary Capital Resources; Project Milestones and ADB-Supported Events in Timor-Leste; and The Infrastructure Agenda. Continue reading

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Learning Lessons: Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific

This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific, and assessed ADB’s support for governance and public sector management in the past decade. Continue reading

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Pacific Department 2011 Compendium of Knowledge Products

This contains the publications produced in 2011 and lists some of the major publications of earlier years. Continue reading

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Pacific Energy Update 2012 (ADB)

This document provides an update of the existing 2012 portfolio of Pacific energy sector projects and a summary of requested assistance for 2013. Continue reading

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Ecological Footprint and Investment in Natural Capital in Asia and the Pacific (ADB)

This report reveals that biodiversity in Asia and the Pacific is in decline in all types of ecosystems, with the rate of species loss about twice the global average. It also gives examples of promising approaches for sustainably managing natural capita… Continue reading

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