Women and business in the Pacific

Asian Development Bank

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

141 Downloads (Pure)


This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the context in which Pacific women engage in the private sector, and strategies to increase their participation in business.

Drawing on research and data from seven Pacific countries, this book offers a diversity of innovative and pragmatic ways to empower women and enhance their economic opportunities.

Jointly undertaken by the Asian Development Bank’s Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative and the Government of Australia, this study is valuable for anyone seeking to support Pacific women and contribute to entrepreneurship, business development, and private sector growth.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManila
PublisherAsian Development Bank
Number of pages366
ISBN (Electronic)9789292612870
ISBN (Print)9789292612863
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018

Bibliographical note

Copyright the Publisher 2018. Version archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author/s and according to publisher conditions. For further rights please contact the publisher.


  • Pacific Island economies
  • Women and Business
  • gender equity
  • Women's empowerment

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Women and business in the Pacific'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Asian Development Bank (2018). Women and business in the Pacific. Manila: Asian Development Bank. https://doi.org/10.22617/BKK178655-2