Papua New Guinea: Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42135-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project
Project Number 42135-012
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7125-PNG: Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade - Trade and services

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 West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

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 The TA will require a total of 37 person-months (PM) of international and domestic consulting services to carry out the scope of the study. The consulting services will comprise experts on (i) Trade and Investment Institutional Development ( 8 PM, 4 PM international, 4 PM national); (ii) Building Design and Construction (18 PM, 3 international, 15 national); (iii) Border Management (5 PM, 2 PM international, 3 PM national); and (iv) Socio-economic Study and Assessment (6 PM, 3 PM international, 3 PM national).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Li Cai
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
West Sepik Provincial Administration
P.O. Box 373, Vanimo 551
West Sepik Province
Papua New Guinea


Concept Clearance 08 May 2008
Fact Finding 19 May 2008 to 29 May 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Jun 2008
Last PDS Update 13 Jun 2008

TA 7125-PNG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Sep 2008 14 Oct 2008 14 Oct 2008 31 Dec 2009 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
900,000.00 0.00 90,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 990,000.00 11 Sep 2008 765,130.05

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project Environmental Assessment and Measures May 2009

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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