List of Acronyms

ADB
Asian Development Bank
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AUD
Australian Dollar
AusAID
Australian Agency for International Development
EC
European Commission
EIB
European Investment Bank
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GEF
Global Environment Facility
GNI
Gross National Income
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
IDA
International Development Association
IFC
International Finance Corporation (of the World Bank Group)
IWG
Infrastructure Working Group
MDGs
Millennium Development Goals
M&E
Monitoring and Evaluation
NGO
Non Governmental Organisation
NZD
New Zealand Dollar
NZMFAT
New Zealand Aid Programme within the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
OBA
Output-based aid
ODA
Official Development Assistance
PBA
Program Based Approach
PEC Pacific Environment Community
PEFA
Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability
PFM
Public Financial Management
PFTAC
Pacific Financial Technical Advisory Centre
PIAC
Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre
PIDG
Private Infrastructure Development Group
PIFS
Pacific Island Forum Secretariat
PIPSO
Pacific Island Private Sector Organisation
PITA
Pacific Island Telecommunications Association
PPA
Pacific Power Association
PPTA Project preparation technical assistance
PPIAF
Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility
PRIF
Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility
RCF
Recurrent cost financing
REEEP
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
SOPAC
South Pacific Applied Geosciences Commission
SPC
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
SPREP
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
SWAps
Sector wide approaches
TA
Technical assistance
TOR
Terms of Reference
USD
United States of America Dollar
WB
World Bank
WoG
Whole-of-Government