Tonga: Urban Planning and Management System

Sovereign Project | 38160-022 Status: Closed


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Project Name Urban Planning and Management System
Project Number 38160-022
Country Tonga
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7082-TON: Urban Planning and Management System
Japan Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Kingdom of Tonga

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting services will comprise 15 person-months of international consulting services and 10 person-months of national consulting services. The consultants will be either through a firm using the quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) selection method for firms in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). The consulting team will be made up of the following specialists: urban planner/team leader (international, 9 person-months intermittent inputs), urban infrastructure specialist (international, 3 person-months intermittent inputs), traffic management specialist (international, 2 person-months input), legal draftsperson (national, 4 person-months inputs), cost estimator (international, 1 person-month input), and community consultation and awareness specialist (national, 6 person-months intermittent inputs).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Alain Goffeau
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji
Executing Agencies
Min.of Lands,Survey,Natural Resources&Environment
Mr. Tukua Tonga
PO Box 5, Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 11 Apr 2007 to 20 Apr 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 09 Oct 2008

TA 7082-TON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 May 2008 21 Jul 2008 21 Jul 2008 31 Jul 2009 15 Jul 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 175,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 875,000.00 27 May 2008 603,047.31
Title Document Type Document Date
Urban Planning and Management System TA Completion Reports Jul 2011
Integrated Urban Development Sector Project Reports and Recommendations of the President May 2008

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