Regional: Supporting Quality Infrastructure and Effective Project Implementation in the Pacific

Sovereign (Public) Project | 55074-001

The TA aims to strengthen capacities of executing agencies in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu to implement projects effectively. The TA will also selectively assist projects in other Pacific members and countries where utilization of this TA is deemed appropriate by PARD, compared to other available loan and grant resources.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Peththawadu, Jagath D.
    Pacific Department
    Request for information
  • Country
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Supporting Quality Infrastructure and Effective Project Implementation in the Pacific
Project Number 55074-001
Country Regional
Cook Islands
Fiji
Micronesia, Federated States of
Kiribati
Nauru
Niue
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Marshall Islands
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6765-REG: Supporting Quality Infrastructure and Effective Project Implementation
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA aims to strengthen capacities of executing agencies in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu to implement projects effectively. The TA will also selectively assist projects in other Pacific members and countries where utilization of this TA is deemed appropriate by PARD, compared to other available loan and grant resources.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy To respond to conflict, fragility nature and to meet the business processes needs, constraints in small island countries, the TA will maintain flexible procurement modalities to reduce procurement time, increase administrative efficiency and improve project delivery while maintaining sound fiduciary oversight within ADB's 2017 Procurement Policy and Regulations.
Impact Improved project implementation performance in Fiji, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Strengthened capacities of executing agencies in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Niue (focus countries) and other Pacific member countries and members.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs 1. Capacity building training, equipment support given to executing agencies, implementing agencies and other specific government statutory agencies related to project management, procurement, consultant selection, social and environmental safeguards, financial management;
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Cook Islands - Nation-wide; Fiji - Nation-wide; Kiribati - Nation-wide; Marshall Islands - Nation-wide; Micronesia, Federated States of - Nation-wide; Nauru - Nation-wide; Niue - Nation-wide; Palau - Nation-wide; Papua New Guinea - Nation-wide; Samoa - Nation-wide; Solomon Islands - Nation-wide; Tonga - Nation-wide; Tuvalu - Nation-wide; Vanuatu - Nation-wide
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 Peththawadu, Jagath D.
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 29 Jun 2021
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 01 Sep 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 01 Sep 2021

TA 6765-REG

Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 - 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Project Manager (COO: JFPR Grant - Supporting the Safe Recovery of Travel and Tourism in the Cook Islands) Individual - Consulting Closed 07 Sep 2021 13 Sep 2021

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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