Regional : Building Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States

Sovereign Project | 52060-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Kim, Mary J.
    Pacific Department
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  • Country/Economy
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Building Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States
Project Number 52060-001
Country / Economy Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9697-REG: Building Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 450,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Increased resilience of Pacific SIDS to shocks and stresses resulting from economic volatility, natural hazards, and climate change

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Strengthened SIDS capacity to undertake reforms and engage with development partners, including ADB, to advocate for sustained engagement and identify innovative solutions to build resilience to economic vulnerability and extreme exposure to natural hazard and climate change risks

Progress Toward Outcome One analytical piece and one workshop completed
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Gender-sensitive research and analysis on the vulnerability of the Pacific small island developing states conducted and disseminated, including lessons learned in building resilience, innovative global approaches to climate action, and improving the environmental management of oceans.

Lessons from policy reforms by ADB and other partners in taking a differentiated approach to small island developing states identified and shared

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Regional
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Kim, Mary J.
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia (PLCO)
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Concept Clearance 13 Dec 2018
Fact Finding -
Approval 19 Dec 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Mar 2023

TA 9697-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2020 18 Dec 2023 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
450,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 450,000.00 27 Dec 2023 334,800.33

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Title Document Type Document Date
Building Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2018

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Building Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Research and Development Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 9697 10 Feb 2022 Castalia (NEW ZEALAND) | Level 2, 88 The Terrace Wellington, New Zealand Asian Development Bank 398,923.00

Procurement Plan

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