Water and Sanitation Sector Management (ADB-48486-001)

  • Palau
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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
Dec 10, 2015
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Government of Palau
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 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 TA will strengthen the PPUC's capacity to (i) plan, deliver, manage, and operate the upgraded water supply and sewerage services, and (ii) provide strategic oversight on both specific and general sector issues through the provision of a highly experienced water and wastewater advisor over a period of 24 months. The Water and Wastewater Advisor will assist PPUC strengthen its water and wastewater operations through the provision of strategic oversight, guidance, and quality assurance for: (i) The KASP and KAWIP Project Steering Committee, and (ii) the PPUC's project management unit Project Manager. The Water and Sewerage Advisor assist the government and PPUC to strengthen the delivery of public water and wastewater services in Palau. At the strategic level, the Water and Sewerage Advisor will provide policy and planning advice the development and operation of Palau's public water supplies and wastewater systems. At the operational level, the Water and Sewerage Advisor will provide technical advice for the sustainable operation and maintenance of PPUC's water supply and wastewater systems as well as providing technical oversight and quality review (on behalf of the Government and PPUC) of PPUC's investment projects.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance 3rd Floor, Executive Bldg, ROP Capitol Ngerulmud, Melekeok State,P.O. Box 6011 Koror, PW 96940, Republic of Palau 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: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main