Nauru: Regulatory and Governance Reform for Improving Water and Electricity Supply in Nauru

Sovereign Project | 45048-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Regulatory and Governance Reform for Improving Water and Electricity Supply in Nauru
Project Number 45048-001
Country Nauru
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7873-NAU: Regulatory and Governance Reform for Improving Water and Electricity Supply in Nauru
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply

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

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 finance the services of international consultants for a total period of 6 person-months for (i) physical and accounting separation of NUC from the government; (ii) review NUC's institutional capacity and develop its business/corporate strategy; and (iii) develop a performance management system for NUC. The consultants will provide expertise in regulation and restructuring of public enterprises, institutional capacity development and training, operational management, and financial analysis. The consultants will be selected and engaged on an individual basis in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The proceeds of the TA will be disbursed in accordance with the Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time). The seminars and workshops will be administered by the consultants. The government will ensure that all required counterpart staff, other human resources and support facilities will be available to the consultants in a timely manner.

The consultants will prepare and submit to the government and ADB (i) an inception report 1 month after the TA starts, including an issues paper outlining the approach, emerging factors and constraints, and a detailed TA work plan; (ii) a midterm report; and (iii) a draft final report.

Procurement Procurement under the TA will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Milovan Lucich
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Government Building


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 21 Mar 2011 to 23 Mar 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Oct 2011

TA 7873-NAU

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Sep 2011 - 29 Sep 2011 30 Jun 2013 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 29 Sep 2011 194,321.37

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