46512-001: Promoting Economic Use of Customary Land, Phase III

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


Improved access to credit for business investment

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Use of customary land as collateral and organization of customary landowners into legal entities

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

1. Establishment of inclusive and consultative process for developing customary land policy 2. Customary Land Security bill 3. Registration process to formalize landowning groups

Stakeholder Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
This is the last phase and builds upon the success and the work undertaken under phases I & II. Comprehensive stakeholder consultation was undertaken in phases I & II. The design of this last phase was based on those consultations and further discussions with the government and various stakeholders during the country consultations to develop Samoa' Country Operation Business Plan (COBP) and the during factfinding mission

During Project Implementation
During project implementation, ADB will undertake review missions to consult with the major stakeholders progress of the TA. The review missions will discuss the issues faced during implementation and ways to resolve those issues.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)


Concept Clearance
11 Jul 2013

23 Jul 2013 to 26 Jul 2013

10 Oct 2013