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Tuvalu: Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 48484-001 Status: Closed

The proposed Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project will develop maritime infrastructure in the selected outer islands of Tuvalu, improve safety, efficiency and sustainability of maritime transportation among Funafuti, the capital, and outer islands.

Project Details

Project Officer
Gonzalez Jimenez, Juan Francisco Pacific Department Request for information
Country
  • Tuvalu
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project
Project Number 48484-001
Country Tuvalu
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8923-TUV: Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project will develop maritime infrastructure in the selected outer islands of Tuvalu, improve safety, efficiency and sustainability of maritime transportation among Funafuti, the capital, and outer islands.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project will help Tuvalu overcome its connectivity problem that is constraining its economic and social development. The connectivity challenge results from Tuvalu's dispersed typography a small country (land area of 26 square kilometers) composing of nine islands, stretching over approximately 680 kilometers, small and dispersed population about 10,800 as of 2012, with less than 1,600 people on each of outer islands, from 2002 to 2012, outer island population was decreased by 9% while that of Funafuti increased by 37%.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During the PPTA, stakeholders will be consulted during the initial and final workshops and the PPTA consultants' visit to the outer islands.
During Project Implementation For implementation phase of the investment project, a scheme for stakeholder consultation will be developed and implemented.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A firm will be engaged on an output-based TOR with a lump-sum contract through quality and cost-based selection using full technical proposals. Inputs of 7 specialists with a total of 14.5 person-months are estimated.
Responsible ADB Officer Gonzalez Jimenez, Juan Francisco
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 06 Jul 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 10 Jul 2015

TA 8923-TUV

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Jul 2015 16 Jul 2015 16 Jul 2015 30 Apr 2016 30 Apr 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 06 Jul 2015 571,233.83

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Title Document Type Document Date
Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project: Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Report Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Reports Jul 2015

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 8923 23 Nov 2015 Cardno Emerging Markets Pty Ltd (Australia) in association with Pacific Rim Innovation & Management Exponents, Inc (Philippines) Level 11, North Tower, 515 St. Pauls Terra Bag 4006, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Quebec 4006, Australia Ministry of Communication and Transport 532,909.00

Procurement Plan

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