In Nauru, PSDI is working to create a more dynamic and inclusive private sector, and to increase commercial access to financial services.

PSDI has worked with the Government of Nauru to:

  • Make commercial banking services available in the country;

  • Support the improved performance of state-owned enterprises, by restructuring SOE governance and providing input into public-private partnership options; and

  • Review discriminatory laws and practices and assist with the development of the National Gender Action Plan.

Resources and Spending

Of the $395,382 PSDI has spent on Nauru in total, 58% was allocated to Financing Growth initiatives, representing PSDI’s ultimately successful efforts to bring banking services to the country.

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On this website, $ refers to US dollars unless otherwise stated.

For detailed information on PSDI activities in Nauru, download the 2022 PSDI Country Overview here.

Nauru at a glance

Commercial banking services

PSDI was instrumental in achieving the re-establishment of commercial banking services in Nauru, after an absence of more than 10 years.

SOE restructuring

PSDI supported the restructuring of the senior executive management of the Republic of Nauru Phosphate Corporation, the Nauru Utilities Corporation and the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation.

National Gender Action Plan

developed and discriminatory laws and practices reviewed, with PSDI’s assistance.
Key Publications
Unlocking Potential: A Gender Inclusive Private Sector Framework for the Pacific Report and Country Assessments
Unlocking Potential: A Gender Inclusive Private Sector Frame...
The Gender Inclusive Private Sector Framework serves as a practical checklist for Pacific governments and institutions to measure progress and identify areas where further improvements are needed.
Innovative Financing Mechanisms in the Pacific
Innovative Financing Mechanisms in the Pacific
This paper examines the potential benefits and issues to consider around implementing Innovative Financing Mechanisms in the Pacific, which can lower barriers and provide more options for businesses seeking finance.
PSDI Annual Report FY2022
PSDI Annual Report FY2022
This report gives an overview of PSDI activities from July 2021 to June 2022.
PSDI Tourism Infographic Brochure
PSDI Tourism Infographic Brochure
This infographic brochure illustrates PSDI’s work and key achievements in the Pacific tourism sector.
A Secure Retirement: Leveling the Playing Field for Women in the Pacific
A Secure Retirement: Leveling the Playing Field for Women in...
This publication proposes a series of priority reforms to address women’s disadvantage in accessing benefits from Pacific retirement funds.
PSDI Country Overviews 2022
PSDI Country Overviews 2022
What is PSDI doing in the Pacific? These fact sheets provide an overview of all PSDI activities at the country level to 2022.