Nauru: Institutional Strengthening of the Nauru Utilities Corporation

Sovereign Project | 47352-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Institutional Strengthening of the Nauru Utilities Corporation
Project Number 47352-001
Country Nauru
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8631-NAU: Institutional Strengthening of the Nauru Utilities Corporation
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The consultants have submitted draft final report containing recommendations. Several steps have been already institutionalized to improve capacity and streamlining operational issues. The ongoing Nauru Electricity supply security and sustainability project is monitoring implementation and sustainability of recommendations of the report.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The consutlants have submitted the draft final report and is being reviewed by ADB. Each consultant has incorporated findings and recommendation for the way forward. The implementation of those recommendations will be monitored.

Consultants' final report is expected to be submitted by April 2016.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design We consulted with government ministries and the Nauru Utilities Corporation (NUC), development partners including the Government of Australia, the European Union, and the private sector and stateown enterprises including the Republic of Nauru Phosphate Corporation, Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation and Eigigu Holdings, as well as Capelle & Partners, and Meridien Holdings. Civil society groups consulted include the Nauru Island Association of NGOs.
During Project Implementation Consultation with stakeholders including Ministry of Finance, NUC, Nauru phosphate Corporation, Government of Australia, High commissioner of Taiwan during TA implementation were duly carried out by the consultants and by ADB during review missions.

Business Opportunities

Procurement Consulting services

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer P.P.G.P.P. Indrawansa
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

TA 8631-NAU

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Apr 2014 - 01 Apr 2014 31 Mar 2016 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 01 Apr 2014 182,824.37

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