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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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)

PRIF Charter

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

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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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Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Water in Small Island Countries

The Cook Islands comprises 15 islands of which 12 are inhabited. The total land area is 240 square kilometers dispersed over an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of 1.8 million square kilometers in the Southern Pacific Ocean. 

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Regional Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (160.29 KB)

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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Samoa Transport - Maritime, Urban Development PDF icon Download (10.4 MB)

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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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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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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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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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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Renewable Energy Country Profile - Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands renewable energy national profile 2009:

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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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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)

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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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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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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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 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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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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Samoa WASH Sector Brief

Under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Samoa’s targets for improved water and sanitation service coverage are 94% and 100% respectively.

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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)

Solid Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries: Current Progress and Future Needs,

Solid waste has been recognised as a problem for the Pacific Islands for many decades but it is only in the last ~10 years that significantprogress has been made in addressing the issue

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Regional Urban Development, Waste Management Recycling PDF icon Download (406.64 KB)

Solid Waste Management in the Pacific Regional Waste Management PDF icon Download (138.77 KB)

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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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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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: 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: 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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Solomon Islands Water & Sanitation Policy

The Division of Water Resources of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) is responsible for the overall management and regulation of the water resources of the Solomon Islands.

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SOPAC National Integrated Water Resource Management Diagnostic Report

Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) offers a systematic approach to address the sustainable development, allocation and monitoring of water resources for Pacific island Countries (PICs).

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Nauru Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (517.42 KB)

South Tarawa Desalination Feasibility Study, Executive Summary

The Tarawa Water and Sanitation Roadmap 2011-2030 [the Roadmap] prepared under TA 7359-KIR involved an assessment of population growth, land use planning and urban development, and the mapping of the urban groundwater lenses on South Tarawa with the estimation of thei

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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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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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Solomon Islands Infrastructure Planning and Management PDF icon Download (9.23 MB)

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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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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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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Supporting the Samoa SchoolNet and Community Access Pilot Project

1. 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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Surveilance of Drinking Water Quality in the Pacific Islands

Kiribati consists of three main island groups scattered over three million km2 of sea in the Central Pacific, between 4°N and 3°S, and 172° E to 157° W. The total land area is 810.8 km2, divided into 33 low-lying coral islands, 10 of which are coral atolls. 

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Sustainable and Integrated Water and Sanitation Policy

The creation of the Sustainable Integrated Water and Sanitation Policy for Tuvalu is another milestone for the Government and the people of Tuvalu. The idea of a policy was initiated as a component of International Waters Program (IWP) in 2006.

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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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Swimming Against The Tide? - An Assessment of the Private Sector in the Pacific

The views expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), its Board of Governors, or the governments they represent.

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Tarawa Water Master Plan

The scope of this Technical Assistance activity is to produce a Water Master Plan for water development, management, protection and monitoring in Tarawa taking account of all available water resources (primarily groundwater and rainwater) and possible additional sourc

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Tarawa Water Master Plan 2010 - 20130

The Tarawa Water Master Plan (TWMP) is a response to widespread public concerns over freshwater, voiced during wide spread public consultations conducted during the National Adaptation Program of Action, Kiribati Adaptation Project Phase I (KAP I).

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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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The Pacific Infrastructure Challenge: A review of obstacles opportunities for improving performance in the Pacific Islands

This discussion document is aimed at encouraging debate about the role infrastructure plays in growth and development in Pacific countries. It identifies opportunities and obstacles to improved infrastructure performance. 

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The Pacific Plan – For Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration

Leaders believe the Pacific region can, should and will be a region of peace, harmony, security and economic prosperity so that all of its people can lead-free and worthwhile lives.

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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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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 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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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 Infrastructure Asset Management

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

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Tuvalu Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan 2012

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

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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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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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Tuvalu Rapid Drought Assessment

The three-member SPC Team from Suva would like to thank the Government of Tuvalu for their support and assistance to assist them in carrying out this assessment.   

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Tuvalu Sustainable and Integrated Water and Sanitation Policy

The creation of the Sustainable Integrated Water and Sanitation Policy for Tuvalu is another milestone for the Government and the people of Tuvalu. The idea of a policy was initiated as a component of International Waters Program (IWP) in 2006.

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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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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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Vanuatu Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector Brief

Water and sanitation, particularly for rural areas, have been absent from high level planning in Vanuatu for some time. Sanitation especially has particularly been neglected.

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Water and Sanitation Sector Road Map, Country Partnership Strategy 2009 - 2013

Despite some positive achievements in Palau’s development, government, business, culture and community life, the changes in institutions, laws and capacity in the infrastructure sector have been inadequate to serve the national strategy of reduced government subsidies

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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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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 Mission Report, EU-SOPAC

During October – November 2006, a four-week period of duty travel covering the North and Central Pacific nations was undertaken to refine and rationalise the EDF9 work plans pertaining to the in-country KRA2 (Water) tasks and enhance the available synergies and suppor

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Water Partnership Technical Workshop

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Planning (MOIP) and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) are jointly developing a partnership for the water sector in the Cook Islands.

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Water Sector Improvement Program WSIP, Country Economic Indicators Palau Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (33.82 KB)

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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Water Security & Vulnerability to Climate Change and Other Impacts in Pacific Island Countries and East Timor

This report has been prepared for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency as part of the Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP).

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Water Supply and Sanitation in Papua New Guinea, Turning Finance into Services for the Future

This report is the product of extensive collaboration and information sharing between many government agencies, and Papua New Guinea organizations.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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