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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Infrastructure resilience and building standards in Pacific island countries

Infrastructure resilience and building standards in Pacific island countries

Developing a regional approach

PRIF is supporting a regional diagnostic study of constraints in the application of building codes and standards in the Pacific.

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PRIF RMI Shipping Baseline Data Report 2018

This project, Establishing Baseline Data to Support Sustainable Maritime Transport Services in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), is an initiative of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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ADB Factsheet – Nauru - 2018

ADB’s recent development efforts in Nauru have helped the government address considerable infrastructure needs, strengthen public financial management, raise the performance of state-owned enterprises, and improve the delivery of essential services.

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Strategic Review of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) 2019

This strategic review report, prepared by James Adams, assesses the development impact and effectiveness of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and provides suggestions on potential future directions of this organisation.

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Nauru Infrastructure Review

This 2018 report is an end-of-term review of the DFAT-funded Nauru Infrastructure and Services investment to support DFAT’s improved performance and strategic planning of the infrastructure sector within the Nauru Aid Program, and help guide future programming decisions.

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Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure

The OECD, UN Environment, and the World Bank have released "

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Establishing baseline data to support sustainable maritime transport services

Responding to the impact of climate change is high on the agenda of all Pacific island countries. Communities that live on low-lying atolls, like the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) are particularly vulnerable.

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Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Transport - Maritime PDF icon Download (1.89 MB)
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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Regional Transport - Land PDF icon Download (2.12 MB)
Renewable Energy Costs in the Pacific

The Renewable Energy Costs in the Pacific study analysed the capital costs of large solar photovoltaic, wind and hydro generation projects built in the Pacific over the past decade.

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Tuvalu Infrastructure Asset Management

A good Infrastructure asset management framework integrates planning, finance, engineering, maintenance and operations functions.

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Handbook on Battery Energy Storage System
This handbook serves as a guide to deploying battery energy storage technologies, specifically for distributed energy resources and flexibility resources.
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Regulating Plastics in Pacific Island Countries a guide for policymakers and legislative drafters
Next to climate change, plastics arguably represent the greatest environmental threat facing the planet today. In response, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are working to become world leaders in the management and regulation of plastics in their region.
 
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Pacific Regional Action Plan MARINE LITTER 2018-2025
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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Vanuatu Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Vanuatu and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Tuvalu Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Tuvalu and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Tonga Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Tonga and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Timor-Leste Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Timor-Leste and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Solomon Islands Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Solomon Islands and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Samoa Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Samoa and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Papua New Guinea Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Papua New Guinea and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Nauru and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Palau and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Nauru Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Nauru and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: The Federated States of Micronesia Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in the Federated States of Micronesia and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: The Marshall Islands Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in the Marshall Islands and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Waste Management PDF icon Download (364.76 KB)
Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Kiribati Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Kiribati and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Fiji Country Snapshot

This flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Fiji and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Cook Islands Country Snapshot

This brief outlines the status of solid waste management in the Cook Islands and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management.

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Cook Islands Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (389.58 KB)
Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Technical Assistance Completion Report

Technical assistance completion reports describe for technical assistance projects the expected impact, outcome and outputs; conduct of activities; evaluation and achievement of the expected outcomes; an assessment and rating; major lessons; and recommendations and follow-up actions.

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Regional Waste Management PDF icon Download (90.13 KB)
Solid Waste Management in the Pacific Regional Waste Management PDF icon Download (138.77 KB)
Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) Brochure Regional Other PDF icon Download (1002.63 KB)
PRIF Charter

This Charter explains what it means to be a Member of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Baseline and Pathways for Transformative Change by 2030

This publication provides the first Sustainable Development Goal assessment of the situation of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific based on data from official sources.

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World Bank Good Practice Note on Addressing Gender Based Violence in Investment Projects

This Good Practice Note (GPN) was prepared to assist Task Teams in establishing an approach to identifying risks of Gender Based Violence (GBV), in particular Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and Sexual Harassment (SH), that can emerge in Investment Project Financing (IPF) with major civil wor

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3rd Pacific Energy Investors Forum Report and Outcomes

This study has been prepared under a technical assistance (TA) program supported by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Regional Energy & Power Generation PDF icon Download (2.19 MB)
Rapid Review of Water Knowledge for Pacific Small Islands Developing States

The objective of this report is to provide an overview of current knowledge related to the water sector1 across Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the Pacific 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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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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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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Guam Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (839.35 KB)
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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Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (873 KB)
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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Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (914.55 KB)
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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Papua New Guinea (PNG) Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (913.26 KB)
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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Solomon Islands Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (984.28 KB)
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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Niue Infrastructure Planning and Management, Transport - Land PDF icon Download (1.28 MB)
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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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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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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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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Regional Transport - Maritime PDF icon Download (1.84 MB)
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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Regional Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (1.31 MB)
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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Tonga Energy & Power Generation PDF icon Download (2.51 MB)
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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Regional Water & Sanitation Benchmarking, Utilities PDF icon Download (4.83 MB)