43072-013: South Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Sector Project (formerly Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


South Tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of Tarawa Atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers (km2). High population density, poor hygiene practices and inadequate sanitation infrastructure have contributed to a high prevalence of waterborne disease among the local population and degradation of the natural environment. The proposed Project will support improvements to the health of communities in South Tarawa. This will be achieved through ... Read More

Country Kiribati
Project Number 43072-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2795
Grant No. 0387
Grant No. 0263
Approval Date 17 Oct 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 7,560
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban sewerage
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Jude Kohlhase
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development

PDS Creation Date
16 Apr 2010

Last PDS Update
10 Oct 2014