ADB, Samoa In New Partnership Pact

Samoa will benefit from a new Country Partnership Strategy with the Asian Development Bank from 2008 to 2012. The new agreement will focus on fostering private sector participation in power, water, sanitation, and education projects. “The CPS is expected to improve growth prospects and living standards, especially for disadvantaged members of the community,” said S. Hafeez Rahman, director general of ADB’s Pacific department. (“ADB and Samoa Enter into Partnership Strategy” - Asian Development Bank, Oct. 10, 2008)

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