Tonga: Nuku'alofa Urban Development Sector Project (Additional Financing)

Sovereign Project | 42394-023 Status: Active

Summary

The Project will support the establishment of municipal government in Nuku'alofa and will provide high priority urban infrastructure identified in the Nuku'alofa Urban Infrastructure Development Plan (UIDP). The Project will expand upon infrastructure development currently being undertaken in Nuku'alofa through the Nuku'alofa Reconstruction Project (NRP) and the Integrated Urban Development Sector Project (IUDSP).

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Project Name Nuku'alofa Urban Development Sector Project (Additional Financing)
Project Number 42394-023
Country Tonga
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0265-TON: Nuku'alofa Urban Development Sector Project (Additional Financing)
Government of Australia US$ 226,450.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water and other urban infrastructure and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The Project will support the establishment of municipal government in Nuku'alofa and will provide high priority urban infrastructure identified in the Nuku'alofa Urban Infrastructure Development Plan (UIDP). The Project will expand upon infrastructure development currently being undertaken in Nuku'alofa through the Nuku'alofa Reconstruction Project (NRP) and the Integrated Urban Development Sector Project (IUDSP).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Nuku'alofa, Tonga's capital, has a population of 34,058 (34% of the national population) and is forecast to grow to 45,000 (or about 40% of Tonga's population) by 2030. Migration to Nuku'alofa from Tonga's outer islands is significant. Urban growth in Tonga is a relatively recent phenomenon and has not been matched by the provision of, or improvement in the delivery of, urban services. Living conditions for many of Nuku'alofa residents are deteriorating and demand for improved urban infrastructure is increasing.
Impact The living conditions for the Nuku'alofa urban population have improved.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Nuku'alofa residents have access to improved municipal services.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Strengthened policy environment for delivery of urban services

2. Effective, efficient, and sustainable water supply services in Nuku'alofa (core subproject) provided by TWB.

3. Sustainable solid waste services in Nuku'alofa (core subproject provided by WAL).

4. Other municipal services within Nuku'alofa improved.

5. Raised community awareness of municipal services.

6. Effective project management services.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer King, Grace
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and National Planning
Vuna Road
Nuku'alofa
Kingdom of Tonga

Timetable

Concept Clearance 03 Sep 2016
Fact Finding 01 Jul 2016 to 01 Jul 2016
MRM 13 Aug 2016
Approval 05 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Nov 2010

Grant 0265-TON

Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.25 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.02 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.23 - 0.00 0.00 %

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