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.)
|Project Name||Sanitation, Public Health, and Environment Improvement|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water supply and sanitation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|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.)|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The growing demand for adequate water and sanitation services in South Tarawa has stretched the capacity of the existing system. The facilities for basic utilities are in poor state of repair and impair economic growth potential in Kiribati, exposing the population to serious health hazards.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||South Tarawa|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|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.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||Pacific Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Pacific Operations Division|
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Ms Teea Tira
P.O. Box 67
|Fact Finding||14 Apr 1997 to 28 Apr 1997|
|MRM||17 Jun 1997|
|Approval||08 Dec 1998|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||10 Jan 2007|
|Last PDS Update||01 May 2008|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Kiribati: Sanitation, Public Health, and Environment Improvement Project||Validations of Project Completion Reports||May 2009|
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