The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a founding PRIF partner  with the Australian Agency for International Development (now Australia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade),New Zealand Agency for International Development (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the World Bank Group to create PRIF for coordination and finance of technical assistance and investments.

ADB is a development bank with 68 members that works in Asia and the Pacific to eradicate extreme poverty in the region and support efforts towards a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable region.  ADB works with member countries, and partners to provide loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments that promote social and economic development.ADB operations in the Pacific commenced in 1969 to strengthen infrastructure and services,build human and institutional capacity, and increase the resilience of communities across the region. For more information on ADB work in the Pacific.