Samoa: Preparing the Afulilo Environmental Enhancement Project

Sovereign Project | 42152-012 Status: Closed


Latest Project Documents

Title Date
Afulilo Environmental Enhancement Sep 2012

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Project Name Preparing the Afulilo Environmental Enhancement Project
Project Number 42152-012
Country Samoa
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7121-SAM: Preparing the Afulilo Environmental Enhancement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Implementation was delayed by requirement to carry out post-earthquake assessment and as-built structural determination. Completion of phase 1 report and agreement on augmentation option expected to be agreed in early 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultants mobilized on 25 May 2009. Inception Mission held in June 2009. Environmental, social, and structural monitoring activities have been completed and augmentation options have been identified. Additional work to carry out post-earthquake assessment and as-built structural determination completed in Dec 2010. Final Phase 1 report to be delivered in Q1 2011.
Geographical Location Samoa

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Project Steering Committee will provide directional guidance during implementation of the proposed TA to ensure wide government participation and involvement, particularly with regards to addressing key risks. Communities affected by the existing environmental impacts will be directly involved through consultations and dissemination. A feed-back mechanism will be established to ensure that the concerns of the communities are addressed and included in the scope of the Project.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultants' work is ongoing.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Paul Hattle
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Hinauri Petana
Ministry of Finance, P O Box 30017, Apia, Samoa


Concept Clearance 06 Jun 2008
Fact Finding 01 Jul 2008 to 04 Jul 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Jul 2008
Last PDS Update 21 Mar 2011

TA 7121-SAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Sep 2008 30 Sep 2008 30 Sep 2008 30 Apr 2010 30 Apr 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,200,000.00 0.00 240,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,440,000.00 03 Sep 2008 891,640.47
Title Document Type Document Date
Afulilo Environmental Enhancement TA Completion Reports Sep 2012

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