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Kiribati: South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Project Design Advance

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49453-003 Status: Active
 
Project Name South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Project Design Advance
Project Number 49453-003
Country Kiribati
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 6012-KIR: South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Project Design Advance
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The project impact will be improved health of South Tarawa's population.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased access of South Tarawa's population to safe water supplies
Progress Toward Outcome Recruitment of consultants ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Water supply infrastructure, through construction of desalination plants with solar power and new water supply network infrastructure, is improved

2. Water supply infrastructure is effectively managed

3. Hygiene practices among South Tarawa's population are improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) In preparation
Geographical Location South Tarawa
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The PDA finances only consulting services for project preparatory work and project management, and is categorized as C. The project is expected to be Category B, and project documents will be updated upon completion of the detailed designs.
Involuntary Resettlement The PDA is categorized as C and the project is expected to be categorized as B. Proposed water supply infrastructure is expected to be built mostly on government reserved/owned land but some civil works may require private lands either subject to lease or land acquisition. The project is not expected to have indigenous peoples impacts. Since the PDA will be financing detailed engineering design, safeguards documents will be updated upon completion of detailed designs.
Indigenous Peoples The project is not expected to have indigenous peoples impacts. Since the PDA will be financing detailed engineering design, safeguards documents will be updated upon completion of detailed designs.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The project will maintain and regularly update its website with information on the PDA project, and regularly consult with the public and civil society organizations.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The consultant recruitment will follow ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time time).
Responsible ADB Officer Conroy, Alexandra L.
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division PAUW
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
[email protected]
P.O. Box 67
Bairiki, Tarawa
Kiribati
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 24 Nov 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2019

Grant 6012-KIR

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 30 Sep 2019 31 Oct 2020 -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 2.00 24 Nov 2017 1.97 0.00 99%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Nov 2017 1.06 0.00 53%

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Project Accountant Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Feb 2020 26 Feb 2020
Project Manager Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Mar 2018 18 Mar 2018
South Tarawa Water Supply Project - Project Design Advance Firm - Consulting Closed 22 Aug 2017 17 Sep 2017

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
MR. JOSHUA CHAPPELOW - PROJECT MANAGER Grant 6012 01 Aug 2018 JOSHUA CHAPPELOW 152 COVE BOULEVARD NORTH ARM COVE NSW 2324 AUSTRALIA Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Consulting Services 197,911.00
PDA CONSULTANT - FCG ASIA PTE. LTD. SINGAPORE AND FCG INTL LTD. FINLAND Grant 6012 23 Oct 2018 FINNISH CONSULTING GROUP ASIA PTE. LTD. SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Consulting Services 1,547,766.00

Procurement Plan

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