Papua New Guinea: Strategic Program for Climate Resilience Implementation Project

Sovereign Project | 46495-001

Summary

The Project responds to ADB's Pacific Climate Change Implementation Plan (2009), which highlights the strategic priority for mainstreaming climate change considerations into country programming, and supports the priorities outlined in ADB's Strategy 2020 (2008) in the core areas of infrastructure, climate change, agriculture, and health. It will address key impediments to mainstreaming climate change, including (i) inadequate resources (human, technical, financial) at the national, provincial, district, community, and sectoral levels;

(ii) inadequate mainstreaming of knowledge and tools in key sectors (food security, critical infrastructure); and (iii) vulnerability of existing infrastructure to projected or anticipated climate change impacts in the absence of climate-resilient designs.

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Project Name Strategic Program for Climate Resilience Implementation Project
Project Number 46495-001
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8362-PNG: Strategic Program for Climate Resilience Implementation Project
Strategic Climate Fund US$ 750,000.00
TA 8362-PNG: Strategic Program for Climate Resilience Implementation Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 70,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Transport policies and institutional development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The Project responds to ADB's Pacific Climate Change Implementation Plan (2009), which highlights the strategic priority for mainstreaming climate change considerations into country programming, and supports the priorities outlined in ADB's Strategy 2020 (2008) in the core areas of infrastructure, climate change, agriculture, and health. It will address key impediments to mainstreaming climate change, including (i) inadequate resources (human, technical, financial) at the national, provincial, district, community, and sectoral levels;

(ii) inadequate mainstreaming of knowledge and tools in key sectors (food security, critical infrastructure); and (iii) vulnerability of existing infrastructure to projected or anticipated climate change impacts in the absence of climate-resilient designs.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Proposed Administration of Grant, Papua New Guinea (PNG): Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) Implementation Project (the Project) aims to make PNG's development investments climate resilient and support the country's transition to climate compatible development,' as outlined in its national medium- and long-term development strategies. The Project will facilitate integration of climate resilience into development processes through (i) enhanced access to financial resources dedicated to climate change adaptation; (ii) development and dissemination of knowledge products and adaptation tools; (iii) better understanding of climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation options; (iv) increased adaptive capacity at the sectoral, national, district, and community levels, thereby building climate resilient communities, addressing climate change risks to food security; and (v) development of climate-resilient infrastructure-all prerequisites for effective social development, food security, and poverty reduction.
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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

The Fact-finding Mission (November-December 2014) and a Follow-up Mission (January-Februray 2015) consulted with Government at national, provincial, and district levels, NGOs, private sector, and PNRM to reach consensus on the design of the project.

The project will be named: Building Resilience to Climate Change in Papua New Guinea.

During Project Implementation
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Consulting Services

In accordance with ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time), ADB will engage a team of consultants through a firm, using fixed budget selection and simplified technical proposal, to provide 16 international and 20 national person-months of consulting services over six calendar-months. The indicative consulting services requirement of the PPTA is summarized in Table A4.3, and the terms of reference of the consultants are provided below. The PPTA Consultant will comply with relevant ADB guidelines in the implementation of the activities, such as those for financial management assessment, economic analysis of proposed projects, and poverty and social assessment, as well as with the Safeguard Policy Assessment (2009) for safeguards assessment.

International positions: (i) Climate Change Specialist/Team Leader; (ii) Infrastructure Specialist; (iii) Economist/Financial Analyst; (iv) Environment Specialist; (v) Social Development Specialist; (vi) Climate Change Financing Specialist

Local positions: (i) Climate Change Specialist/Deputy Team Leader; (ii) Infrastructure Specialist; (iii) Economist/Financial Analyst (iv) Environment Specialist; (v) Social Development Specialist; (vi) Resettlement Specialist

Recruited.

Procurement None
Responsible ADB Officer Maria Lourdes Drilon
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Office of Climate Change and DevelopmentAvara Annex Building, Brampton Street
Down Town, Port Moresby P.O Box 4017
Boroko, National Capital District
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 02 May 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Apr 2015

TA 8362-PNG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 May 2013 06 Jun 2013 06 Jun 2013 31 Jan 2014 15 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
70,000.00 750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 820,000.00 02 May 2013 643,761.52

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