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Our work in Pacific Regional
MDF started its Pacific Regional work in 2021, based out of MDF Fiji. Our Pacific Regional portfolio is also funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT).
A key objective of MDF Pacific Regional is to explore and deliver regional investment opportunities, while also pursuing inclusive growth in Samoa, Vanuatu, and Tonga. To achieve this, MDF leverages the networks, partnerships and knowledge built through many years of work in Fiji and other MDF countries.
Key focus areas for Pacific Regional include agriculture, tourism, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), transport and logistics, financial and business development services.
COVID-19 response and recovery
As a small island nation heavily dependent on importing and transporting goods, services and people, COVID-19 had an outsized impact on the economy. MDF Timor-Leste responded by pausing tourism interventions, supporting coffee exporters to continue operating and generating market intelligence on pandemic-related disruptions.
With the border recently reopened, MDF TL is restarting work on tourism while addressing emerging shocks related to inflation, food, and input prices.Find out more...
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