Pacific Information and Communication Technology Investment Planning and Capacity Development Facili (ADB-50409-002)

Countries
  • Cook Islands
  • Tonga
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 16, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Sectors
  • Communications
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Investment Type(s)
Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 11, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 1, 2018


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Project Description

The project description was not disclose at the time of writing. According to the bank website, "the subproject 1 will help the Cook Islands, Tonga, and other interested Pacific DMCs to carry out a comprehensive assessment of current ICT use in government operations and a road map to promote e-government. It will include current and future state analysis, infrastructure, hardware and software recommendation, organization structure, human resource requirement, and legal and regulatory gap analysis. Subproject 1 involves recommending a set of services to be pilot tested to demonstrate e-government capabilities. It will involve the recruitment of an international ICT architect, a sector specialist, and legal consultants, preferably through a firm, to deliver the feasibility report. The project team will work closely with ADB and government counterparts to execute day-to-day tasks."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Bhattacharya, Sibesh
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

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