PSDI helps Pacific countries achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth by improving their business environments.

Reforms supported by PSDI reduce constraints to doing business, incentivize entrepreneurship and investment, foster new business models, and remove barriers to women’s full participation in the economy. This allows the private sector to formalize and grow, which creates jobs, increases tax revenues, and helps lift people out of poverty.

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22 March 2023
Samoa's robust SOE framework a model for the Pacific — ADB PSDI report

Samoa’s prioritization of SOE reform over the past 8 years has provided a platform for more efficient service delivery, according to a new ADB PSDI report.

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21 March 2023
Pacific SOE commercialization can support decarbonization, climate change mitigation — ADB PSDI report

Commercialization is an important tool in the arsenal of Pacific state-owned utilities as they seek to decarbonize and mitigate climate change-related risks, according to a new ADB PSDI report.

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16 March 2023
Tonga's SOE framework among Pacific's best, but reforms should continue—ADB PSDI report

Tonga has one of the strongest SOE governance and monitoring frameworks in the Pacific, but its government should continue to seek out new commercialization opportunities, a new ADB PSDI report says.

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8 March 2023
PSDI supports Pacific digital gender gap study in PNG, Samoa, and Tonga

As International Women's Day 2023 shines a light on the digital gender gap and technological inclusion, watch this video to find out more about PSDI’s support for a digital gender gap audit of Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Tonga.

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