Fiji: Transport Sector Planning and Management

Sovereign Project | 47233-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Transport Sector Planning and Management
Project Number 47233-001
Country Fiji
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8514-FIJ: Transport Sector Planning and Management
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Water transport (non-urban)

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The updated land and maritime transport policies and 20-year investment plan are currently being drafted by TA consultants.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Final reports for land and maritime transport policies are being reviewed by national transport agencies, including the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of Finance, Fiji Roads Authority, Land Transport Authority, and Maritime Safety Administration. Confirmation of policies by these agencies is expected in October 2015, the policies will be submitted to Parliament for endorsement.

The draft final report for the 20-year investment is due by end October 2015, and will undergo a similar review and endorsement process.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Central and line ministries were consulted during project design.
During Project Implementation Central and line ministries are regularly consulted during project implementation. A stakeholder workshop was held for the private sector, industry, and NGOs.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require consulting services consisting of 20 international person-months and 9 national person-months of specialist inputs. A consulting firm will provide the following international experts: team leader and transport planner-economist (7 person-months), maritime transport specialist (2 person-months), civil engineer (4 person-months), asset management specialist (2 person-months), financial management specialist (3 person-months), environmental safeguards specialist (1 person-month), and social and poverty specialist (1 person-month), as well as a national deputy team leader and transport planner (9 person-months). ADB will select the consultant firm using quality- and cost-based selection (with the standard quality to cost ratio of 80:20) in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The outline terms of reference appear in Appendix 3. Disbursement will follow direct payment procedures in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement The consultants will manage the procurement and budget for equipment, training, resources materials and software, surveys, seminars, and conferences in the course of normal TA administration. Procurement will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013 as amended from time to time). Upon completion of the TA all equipment, materials, and data will be handed over to the government, with a notice of disposal.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer David Ling
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
P.O. Box 2212
Government Buildings
Suva, Fiji


Concept Clearance 08 Oct 2013
Fact Finding 19 Sep 2013 to 26 Sep 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8514-FIJ

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Nov 2013 17 Jan 2014 17 Jan 2014 25 May 2015 15 Nov 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 25 Nov 2013 422,363.62
Title Document Type Document Date
Transport Sector Planning and Management Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2013

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