Building Macroeconomic Resilience Subprogram 1 (ADB-48361-001)

  • Tonga
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 30, 2016
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Government of Tonga
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 13.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016

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Project Description
The Building Macroeconomic Resilience Program comprises three subprograms from fiscal year 2016 to 2018, supporting policy reforms to (i) increase fiscal resilience; (ii) build an inclusive, modern, and accountable state; and, (iii) support a more dynamic and inclusive economy. Subprogram 1 includes a fourth output to support the effective response to disasters, with $1 million disaster financing provided for activities in response to Tropical Cyclone Winston. All policy actions under subprogram 1 are completed and the subprogram was closed by 30 June 2016.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Cofinancing: Government of Australia US$ 3.00 million World Bank (Grant) US$ 1.00 million World Bank (Loan) US$ 1.00 million European Union US$ 2.80 million
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance and National Planning Vuna Road Nuku'alofa Kingdom of Tonga ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: