Project Name Sanitation, Public Health, and Environment Improvement
Project Number 28310-013
Country Kiribati
Location South Tarawa
Approval Number 1648
Type or Modality of Assistance
1648 ADF US$ 10.24 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water supply and sanitation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The Project aims to (i) implement institutional reforms in the management of public utilities and environmental resources; (ii) improve the quality and availability of safe drinking water; (iii) rehabilitate and expand sewerage and sanitation system; and (iv) promote hygiene and sanitation through better solid waste management. (Piggybacked to this loan are: Management and Financial Advisory Services for the Restructuring of the Public Utilities Board; and Community Development and Participation Initiatives technical assistance.)
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The Project Management Office and Project Implementation Units will be assisted by consultants recruited under the Project for design, preparation of bidding documents, and construction supervision. Consultants will also assist in environment monitoring and Project performance monitoring.
Procurement Contracts for the purchase of equipment will be carried out using international competitive bidding and international shopping procedures. Procurement for the main civil works contract will be carried out following international competitive bidding among prequalified contractors.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 17 Jun 1997
Approval 08 Dec 1998
PDS Creation Date 10 Jan 2007
Last PDS Update 01 May 2008

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