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Supporting the Development Bank of Samoa

Name of the intervention: Supporting the Development Bank of Samoa
Location: Samoa
Partner: Development Bank of Samoa (DBS)
Year: 2021 - 2022

Output Area 2


The ICR Facility is providing tailor-made technical assistance to selected Development Finance Institutions. The banks can choose the topics of the support based on their priorities. 


The Development Bank of Samoa was established in 1974 with the objective to provide affordable credit financing services to support the sustainable economic and social development of Samoa.

DBS has chosen to receive support on four topics:

  • Credit risk management
  • Customer relations
  • Innovative financing for MSMEs
  • Climate finance, along with other Pacific Development Finance Institutions

Further Information and Links:

The Development Bank of Samoa

Association of Development Finance Institutions in Asia and the Pacific

Project deliverables:

Technical Assistance Factsheet