Samoa : Economic Recovery Support Program (Subprogram 1)

Sovereign Project | 43191-013

ADB is assisting Samoa's economic recovery and efforts to achieve sustainable growth, following the double impact of the global economic crisis and the 2009 tsunami. The first project under the program will undertake post-tsunami reconstruction, help boost economic activity and productivity, strengthen fiscal management, improve social protection, and engage key stakeholders in public policy.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Veve, Emma M.
    Pacific Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Economic Recovery Support Program (Subprogram 1)
Project Number 43191-013
Country / Economy Samoa
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2625-SAM: Economic Recovery Support Program (Subprogram 1)
Asian Development Fund US$ 16.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Pre-primary and primary - social protection initiatives

Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

Information and communication technology / ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

Public sector management / Economic affairs management - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Reforms of state owned enterprises - Social protection initiatives

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban housing

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact tbd
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome tbd
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs tbd
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services tbd
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Veve, Emma M.
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Ms. Hinauri Petana
[email protected]
Ministry of Finance
Government of Samoa
Private Bag, Apia, Samoa
Concept Clearance 09 Nov 2009
Fact Finding 23 Jun 2009 to 29 Jun 2009
MRM 25 Nov 2009
Approval 14 Apr 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 21 Dec 2009
Last PDS Update 18 Jan 2010

Loan 2625-SAM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2010 22 Apr 2010 25 Jun 2010 30 Apr 2011 - 14 Dec 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 16.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 16.00 17 Jun 2022 15.42 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Jun 2022 15.42 0.00 100%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Samoa: Economic Recovery Support Program— Subprograms 1 and 2 Validations of Project Completion Reports Jan 2015

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  • 08 Nov 2018 | Project Result / Case Study

    Samoa: Rebounding Together from Dual Crises

    Samoa was hit by a devastating tsunami at the same time as it was suffering from the effects of the global financial crisis. The country’s partnership with ADB was a critical factor in recovering from the twin disasters.


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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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