Programs & Projects
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ADB Coral Triangle Pacific Program
ADB is providing technical assistance to five Pacific countries through the project “Strengthening Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle of the Pacific (Phase II).” The project aims...
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Rapid development, destructive fishing, and climate change all threaten Timor-Leste's precious marine resources and pose challenges to food security for the small nation. (Photo by: © World Wildlife Fund, Inc. / Matthew Abbott)
The Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Program (ATSEA)
The Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action (ATSEA) program strengthens the collaborative management of the marine and coastal living and non-living resources of Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Timor-Leste....
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Fishers haul their boat in Indonesia (ADB Photo Library)
Coral Reef Project Eyes Sustainable Management of Indonesia’s MPAs
A project by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) seeks to introduce plans for the sustainable management of Indonesia’s marine resources in key coastal areas. ADB “Project 46421-001: Coral Reef Rehabilitation...
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A watershed in one of the major river systems in the Philippines (Photo courtesy of WWF)
ADB Project Addresses Watershed Management in the Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) seeks to address the need for sustainable watershed management in four priority basins in the Philippines. ADB Project 41220-013, “Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management...
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A quarterly project report of TA7753 indicates that new policies and programs will soon be implemented in Pacific countries. (ADB photo library)
Coastal and Marine Programs Seek
to Rehabilitate Pacific Coral Reefs
Countries in the Pacific will be implementing new policies and programs on coastal and marine conservation, including the rehabilitation of coral reefs in the region. Papua New Guinea, the Solomon...
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A pawikan or sea turtle greets members of the ICRMP review mission (Photo by Marilou Drilon)
Project Aims for Sustainable Management of Coastal Resources in the Philippines
A project of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) seeks to enhance coastal resources and reduce poverty among municipal fishers in the Philippines. “Project 33276-013: Integrated Coastal Resources Management,” (ICRM) is...
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ECOFISH proponents unveil the project’s site map during the launch. From left are Chief of Party Geronimo Silvestre and Chief of Department of Energy and Environment Office Rolf Anderson of the USAID; Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and BFAR Director Asis Perez
Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH) Project
The Government of the Philippines has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH) project, launched on 17 October 2012...
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In Malaita, mangroves are harvested for fuel wood while corals are used as building materials and for manufacture of lime.
Photo from ADB Photo Library
Integrated Coastal Management in Malaita Province
WorldFish conducted a scoping exercise to identify target areas for community-based resource management (CBRM) demonstration in the Solomon Islands’ Malaita Province. The exercise was designed to help identify a realistic...
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Ridges-to-Reef Conservation Plan for Isabel Province
Ridges-to-Reef Integrated Coastal Management in Isabel Province
Participants to the “train the trainers” workshop in Isabel Province of the Solomon Islands received 200 copies of the Ridges-to-Reef Conservation Plan for Isabel Province, along with laminated maps and...
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The project will focus on coastal fishing communities around the Coral Triangle
Regional Cooperation in Knowledge Management, Policy, and Institutional Support to the Coral Triangle Initiative
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Regional Technical Assistance for Regional Cooperation in Knowledge Management, Policy, and Institutional Support to the Coral Triangle Initiative (TA 7307-REG) is the first ADB support...
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Stepping Up Adaptation to Climate Change
The Asian Development Bank’s climate change program analyzes problems due to climate change in the Pacific. The program identifies solutions based on the countries’ unique needs and capacities, and mobilizes...
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