Revitalization of Informal Settlements and their Environments using a Water-Sensitive Approach (ADB-51290-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Fiji
  • Indonesia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Makassar City, Indonesia; Greater Suva Area, Fiji
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Sep 19, 2018
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.53 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 31, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 3, 2018


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Project Description

The proposed project will support the piloting of an approach and technology for the proposed Revitalization of Informal Settlements and their Environments using a Water Sensitive Approach (RISE) project. Pilots will be undertaken in Makassar City, Indonesia and in the Greater Suva Area, Fiji. In line with ADB's existing knowledge partnership with the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC), the piloting represents the first adaptation of CRCWSC's water-sensitive approach to infrastructure in a development context. The technology aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of a water-sensitive approach which uses decentralized, green infrastructure to biologically treat contaminated and polluted water, and in doing so improve the environmental quality and health of the community. Experiences and lessons from the demonstration activities undertaken through the TA are expected to inform technical design, implementation arrangements and cost estimates for the proposed RISE project.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Urban Environmental Infrastructure Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 329,000.00
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 196,000.00

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Arjan, Lara
Responsible ADB Department SDSC
Responsible ADB Division SDSC-URB
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines 

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