Regional : Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Urban and Water Service Delivery in the Pacific

Sovereign Project | 57034-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) will contribute to improved urban service coverage delivery as well as project processing and implementation capacity in the Pacific through water and wastewater operators twinning partnerships that promote peer-to-peer knowledge exchange. Where skills gaps exist, it will scale up the capacity building through tailored capacity supplementation. This will ensure quality-at-entry of ADB TAs (Technical Assistance) and projects.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Hampel-Milagrosa, Aimee
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Urban and Water Service Delivery in the Pacific
Project Number 57034-001
Country / Economy 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 10267-REG: Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Urban and Water Service Delivery in the Pacific
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 3.50 million
Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States US$ 700,000.00
Ocean Resilience and Coastal Adaptation Trust Fund US$ 650,000.00
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
OP4: Making cities more livable
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

Gender Some gender elements
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) will contribute to improved urban service coverage delivery as well as project processing and implementation capacity in the Pacific through water and wastewater operators twinning partnerships that promote peer-to-peer knowledge exchange. Where skills gaps exist, it will scale up the capacity building through tailored capacity supplementation. This will ensure quality-at-entry of ADB TAs (Technical Assistance) and projects.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Regional expertise in sustainable management of water and wastewater services in the Pacific developed.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Water and wastewater utilities service and coverage delivery improved

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Twinning partnerships among Pacific utilities implemented

Knowledge products and services for urban development provided

Utilities' capacity for urban project preparation and project implementation supplemented

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
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants will be engaged (either consulting firm or individual) following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers.
Procurement

Procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers

(2017, as amended from time to time). The TA will follow the requirements set out in the Staff Instruction on Business Processes for Technical Assistance (attachment 1, section C, paras. 1619)

Responsible ADB Officer Hampel-Milagrosa, Aimee
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Water and Urban Development Sector Office (SG-WUD)
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Nov 2023
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 20 Dec 2023
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Dec 2023

TA 10267-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2023 - 20 Dec 2023 31 Jan 2029 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
3,500,000.00 1,350,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,850,000.00 01 Apr 2024 12,041.26

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Senior Financial Management Specialist and Economist Individual - Consulting Active
International Procurement and Contract Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Senior Coastal Engineer Individual - Consulting Closed
Project Coordinator Individual - Consulting Closed
Environmental Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
National Environmental Safeguards Expert Individual - Consulting Closed
Lead Water and Sanitation Engineer Individual - Consulting Closed
Water Operator Education Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Financial Management Specialist and Economist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Financial Management Specialist and Economist Individual - Consulting Closed
Hydrogeologist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Gender and Social Development Individual - Consulting Closed
Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Urban and Water Service Delivery in the Pacific Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

None currently available.