Micronesia, Federated States of: Omnibus Infrastructure Development

Sovereign Project | 35448-013 Status: Approved

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Project Name Omnibus Infrastructure Development
Project Number 35448-013
Country Micronesia, Federated States of
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2099-FSM: Omnibus Infrastructure Development
Asian Development Fund US$ 14.20 million
Loan 2100-FSM: Omnibus Infrastructure Development
Ordinary capital resources US$ 4.80 million
TA 4426-FSM: Public Utilities Corporate Governance
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The overall objective of the Project is to enhance public health and the environment through assistance to improve water supply infrastructure in Kosrae and Yap, and wastewater infrastructure in Pohnpei; and to support economic growth and poverty reduction in Chuuk through improvements to the electrical power sector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved living standards in Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Yap States.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved public and environmental health in Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap states
Progress Toward Outcome

The 6,200 residents of Kolonia (Pohnpei) are benefiting through improved sewage treatment and water quality at the Kolonia Port and less frequent overflows from the Kolonia sewage network.

Improvements to the electricity supply on Weno Island in Chuuk is providing reliable and continuous electricity to more than 95% of residents of Weno (approximately 16,000). Residents now enjoy a continuous electricity supply compared to an average of 4 hours per day in 2010.

The rehabilitation and expansion of the Gagil-Tomil water supply is providing a safe and reliable water supply to the 1,500 residents of Tomil-Gagil. A contract to expand the water supply to about 300 households in Maap, which are currently un-serviced, is scheduled to be commissioned by December 2015.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Reliable electricity supply on Weno Island

Rehabilitated and expanded water supplies in Gagil Tomil and Maap in Yap State.

Improved sewage collection and treatment systems in Kolonia, Pohpei.

Safe water supplies to selected communities in Kosrae.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Kolonia sewage treatment plant and major sewage pump stations were commissioned in February 2014. A management of the upgraded and augmented Kolonia sewage treatment plant is ongoing. Rehabilitation of the Kolonia sewerage network was completed in August 2012.

Chuuk - Two 1.145MW diesel-fired generators were commissioned in February 2012. Upgrading of the entire Weno electricity distribution system is 85% complete and is expected to be fully completed by December 2015.

Yap Works to upgrade and expand the Gagil-Tomil water supply system were commissioned in March 2012. Works to develop new water sources and to expand the water supply to Maap (to service approximately 1,200 people) are expected to be completed by December 2015.

Kosrae A contract to rehabilitate the Utwe water supply was awarded in December 2013. The works are expected to be commissioned in November 2015.

Geographical Location Federated States of Micronesia
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects No issues to date.
Involuntary Resettlement

Minor land acquisition has been undertaken in Chuuk, Kosrae and Yap for project components. Currently, the project has no resettlement issues.

No land acquisition was required for project components in Pohnpei.

Indigenous Peoples No issues to date.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Consultation with stakeholders has been undertaken throughout the project implementation phase and is ongoing. Consultation includes community meetings, workshops, and awareness programs which are implemented by the project's IAs/
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Services of the Project Implementation consultant ongoing.
Responsible ADB Officer Stephen Blaik
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Gagil-Tomil Water Authority
Implementing Agency
P.O. Box 669 Tomil, Yap
FSM 96943
Kosrae Utilities Authority
Implementing Agency
Tofol Government Center, KUA Plaza
P.O.Box KUA, Kosrae, FSM 96944
Dept.of Transport,Communication & Infrastructure
Mr. Phillip Joseph
Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia
Yap State Government
Implementing Agency
Office of the Governor, Colonia
Yap, FSM 96943
Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 09 May 2004 to 01 Jun 2004
MRM 01 Jul 2004
Approval 05 Nov 2004
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 26 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 22 Sep 2015

Loan 2099-FSM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Nov 2004 28 Jun 2005 23 Mar 2006 31 Dec 2009 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 25.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 14.20 05 Nov 2004 14.67 0.00 100%
Counterpart 11.30 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 05 Nov 2004 13.68 0.00 93%

Loan 2100-FSM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Nov 2004 28 Jun 2005 23 Mar 2006 31 Dec 2009 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 4.80 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 4.80 05 Nov 2004 4.48 0.00 93%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 05 Nov 2004 4.58 0.00 95%

TA 4426-FSM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Nov 2004 18 Jul 2005 18 Jul 2005 28 Feb 2006 30 Sep 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 05 Nov 2004 149,829.34
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Omnibus Infrastructure and Development Project Loan Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Aug 2007
Omnibus Infrastructure Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Oct 2004

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