Vanuatu: Port Vila Urban Development Project

Evaluation Document | 16 April 2021

This project was designed to implement the country's investment plan to improve drainage and road network, which was an important component of the drainage and sanitation master plan for 2011–2025. The project’s expected impact was support for the sustainable development of Port Vila. Its expected outcomes at appraisal were an improved and sustained hygiene situation and reduced water-based hazards in Port Vila. The expected outcomes—as defined in the project completion report (PCR)—were safer and less congested roads, reduced flooding, and improved health and hygiene in Port Vila.

This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Less than successful.