Kiribati: Strengthening Safeguards Capacity in the Urban Sector in Kiribati

Sovereign Project | 47090-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Williams, Jean Pacific Department Request for information
  • Kiribati
  • Technical Assistance
  • Health
  • Public sector management
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Strengthening Safeguards Capacity in the Urban Sector in Kiribati
Project Number 47090-001
Country Kiribati
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8428-KIR: Strengthening Safeguards Capacity in the Urban Sector in Kiribati
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 220,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Achieved. Additional TA focused on drafting amending law and regulations would further strengthen implementation.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A number of reports have been submitted, these have been discussed with stakeholders. An operations manual, capturing best practices, has been prepared for ECD.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations with government and development partners.
During Project Implementation Consultations and workshops held throughout TA delivery aimed to engage key stakeholders.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require a total of eight person-months of consulting services over the period 1 November 2013 to 31 December 2014

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Williams, Jean
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Mar 2015

TA 8428-KIR

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Aug 2013 - 09 Aug 2013 31 Dec 2014 31 Jan 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
220,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 220,000.00 09 Aug 2013 152,604.73

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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