Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

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Solomon Islands Public Investment Management Diagnostic

The Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) conducted a public investment management (PIM) diagnostic in close cooperation with the Solomon Islands Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC).

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Major study on Financing Infrastructure in Asia and Pacific from ADBI

This book presents several country studies and explains how infrastructure investment can increase output, taxes, trade, and firm productivity.

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Regional Other PDF icon Download (13.54 MB)
Pacific Power Utilities Benchmarking Report - 2015 Fiscal Year

The benchmarking of the 2015 Fiscal Year data for the PPA Utilities is the first year in which the Association has taken full responsibility of collection and verification of the data as well as and the production of the key performance indicator.

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Regional Energy & Power Generation Benchmarking, Utilities PDF icon Download (1.88 MB)
Pacific Region Solid Waste Management and Recycling - Pacific Country and Territory Profiles

This compendium of Pacific Country and Territory Profiles in the solid waste and recycling sector is published as a key element of a research study commissioned by PRIF in 2017 – the ‘Regional Resource Circulation and Recycling Network’ - that seeks to identify and quantify the

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Regional Urban Development, Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (13.53 MB)
Pacific Power Utilities Benchmarking Summary Report - 2016 Fiscal Year
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Cook Islands profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Fiji profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Kiribati profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Guam profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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New Caledonia profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Palau profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Samoa profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Solomon Islands profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Timor-Leste profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Tonga profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Tuvalu profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Vanuatu profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1

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Niue Transport Strategy and short term action plan

This is the Government of Niue’s (GoN) first National Transport Strategy, which brings together into a single document GoN’s policies on the aviation, maritime and land transport sectors, as well as relevant institutional, operational and investment activities.

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Guidance for coastal protection works in Pacific island countries

Coastal erosion is a perpetual and serious concern for Pacific island countries.

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Regional Other Climate Change, Coastal Protection PDF icon Download (4.09 MB)
Affordable coastal protection in the Pacific islands

Tonkin + Taylor, in association with the University of New South Wales Water Research Laboratory (WRL), was engaged by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) to undertake an engineering study of affordable options for coastal protection.

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Regional Other Climate Change, Coastal Protection PDF icon Download (2.65 MB)
2016 Pacific Infrastructure Performance Indicators Performance Report

The Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) aims to support Pacific Island Countries (PICs) in infrastructure development through research, technical assistance, and coordination between donor agencies, development partners and PIC governments.

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Regional Infrastructure Planning and Management Benchmarking, Utilities PDF icon Download (3.94 MB)
Tuvalu Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan 2016 to 2025

Prepared with support from the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), the Tuvalu Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan 2016−2025 report provides a blueprint for new project investments and maintenance of existing infrastructure over the coming decade.

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Review of Pacific Regional Digital Strategy

The Pacific Regional Digital Strategy is an initiative under the Pacific Plan to promote economic growth, sustainable development, good governance and security in Forum Countries. The Strategy establishes the following priorities:

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Regional Information Communication Technology - ICT PDF icon Download (506.58 KB)
PWWA - Water Benchmarking Report 2012

This report presents the 2012 benchmarking results of 22 water utilities in the Pacific Region, prepared under the direction of the Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA) and with the support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC).

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Challenges in freshwater management in low coral atolls

Population centres in low atoll islands have water supply problems that are amongst the most critical in the world.

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Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (SI NIIP) 2013-2023 Summary Paper

The Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (SI NIIP) presents the priorities of the Government and the strategic direction for major initiatives in economic infrastructure over the next five to ten years.

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Cook Islands NIIP

The Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (CI NIIP) outlines the Cook Islands’ priorities and plans for major infrastructure over the next 10 years. The plan focuses on strategic investments important to Cook Islands’ future.

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Improving Accessibility in Transport Infrastructure Projects in the Pacific Islands

On Tuesday 19 July, during the Pacific Update Conference in Suva, Mr Setareki Macanawai, CEO of the Pacific Disability Forum, presented a new PRIF research report on improving accessibility in transport infrastructure for people with disabilities – ‘Improving Accessibility in Transport Infrastruc

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Infrastructure Maintenance in the Pacific - Challenging the Build-Neglect-Rebuild Paradigm

This is a publication of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Center (PIAC).

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National Development Strategy 2011-2020

The formulation of the National Development Strategy (NDS) is one of the key expected outputs of the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination as we strive for endurance and nation-building of our country, Solomon Islands.

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Cost of Renewable energy in Pacific Island Countries

PICs need to gradually diversify their energy portfolio as almost all are 99% dependent on diesel.

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Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific 2015

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector in a number of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) has undergone significant liberalization and privatization, coupled with the deployment of undersea fiber optic cables, over the last decade, leading to a rapid increase in access to mobile vo

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Pacific Region Electricity Bills - Comparative Report

The aim of this paper is to provide a comparison of electricity prices paid by customers in Vanuatu with different countries across the Pacific island region.

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Pacific Water and Wastewater Utilities Benchmarking Report 2013

Vanuatu named best pacific water utility in new benchmarking report Nadi, Fiji (13 May 2014).

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Fiji Water & Sanitation Benchmarking, Utilities PDF icon Download (2.99 MB)
Power Benchmarking Report 2014 (2012 FY data)

Since 2011, the Pacific Power Association (PPA), the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have been working in partnership to support performance benchmarking among 25 electric power utilities in 20 countries and territories in the Pacif

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Renewable Energy Country Profile - Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands renewable energy national profile 2009:

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Reviving the National Water and Sanitation Committee

Infant mortality rates in Kiribati due to water-borne diseases and lack of adequate hygiene are amongst the worst in the Pacific. Water-borne diseases also have substantial social and economic costs amongst adult populations.

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Pacific Perspectives on the Challenges to Energy Security and the Sustainable Use of Energy

There are fourteen ESCAP Members in the Pacific Subregion and seven Associate Members.

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Pacific Transport Update 2013

The Pacific region embraces many nations with great variance in land, topography, area, population, resources, and development constraints and prospects. But all face transport challenges to achieving adequate global, regional, and local connectivity to markets and essential services.

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Safe Water for People in Low, Small Island Pacific Nations

ABSTRACT The issue of ensuring that growing communities in small island countries have access to safe water and adequate sanitation is examined in Kiribati, whose islands are spread over three million square kilometres in the central Pacific.

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Samoa: Supporting the Samoa SchoolNet and Community Access Pilot Project

This presents the Final Report for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) TA 4305-SAM - Supporting the Samoa SchoolNet and Community Access Pilot Project (the TA). The three key outputs for the TA are as follows:

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Samoa Information Communication Technology - ICT PDF icon Download (4.72 MB)
Solomon Islands - Climate change adaptation in the transport sector

Transport infrastructure plays a vital role in the economy of the Solomon Islands, contributing approximately 13% to Gross Domestic Product.

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Road Pavement Design for the Pacific Region

Road Pavement Design for the Pacific Region – Desk Research on the Use of Locally Available Materials.  The objective of this study is to investigate options to engineer the use of locally available pavement materials to improve pavement quality, resilience and sustainability.

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Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2012: An Overview

As the world embarks on the transition to a truly sustainable energy future, the world’s renewable resources and technologies increasingly offer the promise of cleaner, healthier and economically and technically feasible power solutions.

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Solomon Islands NIIP - Media Release

Honiara, Solomon Islands (19 March, 2014) –The Government of Solomon Islands today launched the Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan. This plan outlines the government’s infrastructure investment priorities for the next 10 years.

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South Tarawa Water Supply Options Assessment Desalination Feasibility Study

The draft South Tarawa Water Supply and Sanitation Roadmap 2011-2030 prepared under TA-7359 KIR finds that primary and secondary groundwater lenses for South Tarawa are at considerable risk, that water abstraction from freshwater galleries at Bonriki is 20% above the estimated sustainable capacit

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Study of Infrastructure Maintenance Budgets in the Cook Islands

In 2013 PRIF released a research report called “Infrastructure Maintenance in the Pacific: Challenging the Build-Neglect-Rebuild Paradigm” – this highlighted the lack of planning for maintenance and backlog of work in many countries.

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South Tarawa Water and Sanitation Roadmap 2011 - 2030, Vol. 1

The assignment has required the development of a water and sanitation roadmap for Tarawa, focusing on the growth centre of South Tarawa, with review of the Tarawa Water Master Plan, an analysis of needs and issues and the presentation of the priority improvements for

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National Water Resources Policy

The NWRP provides a framework for leadership and coordinated action in the supply of safe, adequate and financially, technically and environmentally sustainable water services to rural, outer island and urban communities in Kiribati and for the protection, conservation, sustainable use and effici

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Supporting Safe, Efficient and Sustainable Maritime Transport Systems

Supporting Safe, Efficient and Sustainable Maritime Transport Systems World Bank 2015. The purpose of this report is to identify and examine key maritime challenges.

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Unsettled: Water & Sanitation in Urban Settlement Communities of the Pacific

As more and more families migrate from rural areas to Pacific capital cities, water, sanitation and health challenges in rapidly growing informal settlements in key Pacific capital cities are in urgent need of response, according to a new World Bank report.

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Vanuatu Infrastructure Strategic Investment Plan (VISIP) 2015-2024

VISIP 2015, published by the Government of Vanuatu (GoV) with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Vanuatu Infrastructure Strategic Investment Plan 2015, summary paper

This brochure provides a brief summary of the VISIP 2015, published by the Government of Vanuatu (GoV) with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Water in the Cook Islands

Public awareness of the need to improve national water services is demonstrated by the consistent high priority given to water in the Cook Islands National Sustainable Development Plan.

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Water Supply Master Plan for Rarotonga

The Government of the Cook Islands are committed to supplying reliable potable water to all properties connected to the water network by 2015 / 2016.

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Fiji Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project

This case study has been developed as part of PRIF’s monitoring and evaluation program. It is one of a series of papers on coordination between the PRIF partner agencies and with partner governments.

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Infrastructure Maintenance: Review of Labour-Based Approaches

This document reviews the literature on labour-based approaches in infrastructure maintenance. It outlines the key attributes of labour-based approaches, their current applications in the Pacific and other regions, key success factors and outcomes.

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Solid Waste Management Services in the Pacific - Case Studies in Private Sector Participation

Solid waste management services in Pacific island countries (PICs) include five broad activities: collection, recycling and composting, waste-to-energy, waste treatment, and landfill management.

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Franchise Shipping, Marine Transport Services in the Pacific - Case Studies in Private Sector Participation

Marine transport services, such as cargo shipping and passenger transport, provide essential commercial linkages within and between Pacific island countries (PICs).

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Water and Wastewater Services in the Pacific - Case Studies in Private Sector Participation

Water and wastewater services in Pacific island countries (PICs) include three broad activities: water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater treatment.

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Integrated Water Resource Management, National Water and Sanitation Sector Plan

This Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) National Water and Sanitation Sector Plan was developed by the Cabinet-appointed National Intersectoral Water Coordination Committee (NIWCC) which reports through Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification to Cabinet of the Government of

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Samoa Infrastructure Planning and Management, Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (1.59 MB)
PRIF - Tonga, Nuku'alofa Network Distribution Upgrade Project - Final Due Diligence Report

This Due Diligence Report sets out the findings of an assessment of the proposed Nuku'alofa Distribution Network Upgrade Project  (NNUP). This includes a Technical Analysis, Procurement Assessment,Safeguards Assessment and an Economic and Financial Analysis.

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PWWA - Water Benchmarking Report 2013

This report presents benchmarking results from 24 water utilities, 20 of which completed the 2013 benchmarking questionnaire. Collectively these utilities supply water and wastewater services in 14 countries and 2 US protectorates in the Pacific region.

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Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa

Samoa Ports Authority - Preparatory Survey report on the Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa. March 2015, Japan International Cooperation Agency

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Power Benchmarking Report 2016 (2013-2014 data)

The latest in a series of Pacific power utility performance benchmarking reports is released.

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Pacific Regional Transport Study

This study results from a proposal put forward by the Australian Prime Minister.

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Pacific Possible: Climate and Disaster Resilience

LAUTOKA, FIJI July 28, 2016 – A new World Bank report has highlighted the need for Pacific Island countries to better incorporate climate and disaster risk management into planning and development, while proposing priority investments and policies to boost resilience to the year 2040.

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2016 Review of Gender and Infrastructure in the PRIF Agencies

2016 Review of Gender and Infrastructure, published by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific, summary paper

This paper summarises a report, published by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), on the economic and social impact of information and communication technology (ICT) developments in the Pacific.

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Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan, summary paper

This brochure provides a brief summary of the Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (CI NIIP), published in 2015 by the Government of the Cook Islands with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan 2013

The Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (SI NIIP) outlines the Solomon Islands’ priorities and plans for major economic infrastructure1 over the next five to 10 years.

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Tonga National Infrastructure Investment Plan 2013-2023

This National Infrastructure Investment Plan (NIIP) outlines the Government of Tonga’s priorities and plans for major initiatives in economic infrastructure (energy, telecommunications, water, solid waste management, and transport) over the next five to 10 years.

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Nauru Economic Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan 2011

This report was prepared by Andrew McIntyre, Brian Bell, Allen Ashish Sebastian and Samuel Grundler as individual consultants under the guidance and with support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC) in Sydney, Australia.

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Assessment of the Economic Impact of Cruise Ships to Vanuatu

The World Bank Group, DFAT-Australia, and Carnival Australia have partnered to conduct this study of the economic impact of cruise ship tourism in Vanuatu.

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NAURU Economic Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan - 2011

In the decade to 2005, financial mismanagement and government missteps caused Nauru incomes and living standards to plunge.

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Pacific Energy Investors Forum 2016 - Final Report

Download the final report of the Pacific Energy Investors Forum that was held in Tonga on 4 August 2016, organised by the Pacific Power Association (PPA).

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Oceanic Voyages: Aviation and Shipping in the Pacific

This report was prepared as part of the output of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) regional technical assistance project (TA 6166-REG): Pacific Regional Transport Analysis.

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Samoa National Infrastructure Strategic Plan 2011

This report was prepared by Glen D’Este, Ian Bartlett, Isikuki Punivalu and Pisaina Lei-Sam as individual consultants under the guidance and support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC) in Sydney, Australia.

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LPG and Natural Gas as Alternative Energy Sources for the Pacific

This study assesses the potential and economic feasibility of LPG, LNG or CNG to meet medium-term energy needs in the Pacific island countries.

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Pacific Power Utilities and Power Benchmarking Report, July 2016

The 2016 Power Benchmarking report is published by the Pacific Power Association (PPA) and was released during the recent PPA Annual Conference in Tonga.

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Nauru Port Pre-Feasibility Study

This Report presents the detailed assessment prepared by the Study Team for the Nauru Port Pre-Feasibility Study.

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(PWWA) Water Benchmarking Report 2016

The 2016 Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA) benchmarking report was released during the Pacific Water Conference and Expo in Tonga, August 2016. This report represents five years of performance assessment 2011 to 2015.

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Huro Mini Hydropower Scheme Feasibility Study - 2010

Hydro Tasmania Consulting (HTC) has undertaken the update of feasibility studies for the Huro Mini Hydropower schemes at the Makira Ulawa provinces of the Solomon Islands

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Master Plan Study of Power Development in Solomon Islands

The JICA Team recommended that the power supply plan, as shown in Table 10-5-1, shall be implemented as an optimum power supply plan for the Solomon Islands. 

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Micro-hydroelectricity in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a sovereign nation with a population of approximately 500,0001. An archipelago of 992 islands stretches 1500 kilometres in a south-easterly direction from the southern tip of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea to the northern border of Vanuatu.

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Pacific Islands Renewable Energy Project

The international consultants visited the Solomon Islands from 23-29 January 2004. Information for the report was gathered both before and after the visit by the national consultant. The national coordinator provided considerable support and assistance throughout the mission.

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Solomon Islands Government National Energy Policy Framework

The National Energy Policy Framework sets out the Government's policies for the planning and management of the energy sector over the next 10 years.

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Wind Energy Opportunities in Pacific Island Countries

Factors Affecting Potential for Wind Projects In the PICs RE targets & regulations include cost of power, wind monitoring & assessments, grid integration, potential barriers, financing arrangements, and availability of funding.

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WBG Air Transport Annual Report 2014

It is with great pleasure that I present to you the 10th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report.

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Power Benchmarking Case Stories

Since 2011 the Pacific Power Association (PPA), the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have been working in partnership to support performance benchmarking exercises in the power utilities.

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Sustainable Maritime Transport in the Pacific Islands Region

This paper examines the use of sail assistance for shipping propulsion in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs).

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Climatic and Human Influences on Groundwater in Low Atolls

The large hydraulic conductivities of the coral sands mean that large rainfalls and any surface contaminants are rapidly transported through the soil to groundwater, as shown here.

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The Case for: National Water and Sanitation Committee

Infant mortality rates in Kiribati due to water-borne diseases and lack of adequate hygiene are amongst the worst in the Pacific.

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Water Utility, Strategic Plan, 2013 - 2015

This strategic plan is designed to meet the requirements of the draft State Owned Enterprise Act. The Act will be placed before Parliament during December and is expected to become law in 2013.

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Water Utility, Short Term Recovery Action Plan

This summary identifies the short term actions required to assist the recovery of PUB. The actions have been developed with the management team of PUB and support the objectives of the PUB Business and Operational Plan. In this context short term means 6-9 months.

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ADB, Electricity and Water Safety Standards for the Nauru Utilities Corporation

As part of its corporatization strategy, the Nauru Utilities Authority (NUA) is undergoing structural changes to the way it is managed, governed and operated.

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Water Sector Improvement Program WSIP, Fiscal Analysis

The cost of providing water and sewerage services is approximately $2.8 million per year. Of this, $600,000 is collected in fees. The balance, $2.5 million (17% or domestic revenue) is met through the Government’s annual budget appropriation.

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