Implementing a Differentiated Approach to Urban Development in the Pacific (ADB-52259-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
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.
Investment Type(s)
Fund
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 3.00 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 Mar 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Nov 29, 2018


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Project Description

The TA will support the integration of a differentiated approach to ADB's operations in the urban sector across the Pacific region. The TA will focus on strengthening the resilience of urban areas in Pacific SIDS and FCAS by addressing the root causes of their vulnerability and fragility, including low institutional capacities for planning and managing urban development. The TA will help SIDS and FCAS adopt a longer-term horizon for planning, and support governments to prepare a more programmatic and multi-sector approach to urban infrastructure investments in 3-4 countries. Particular attention will be given to institutional strengthening and capacity development with emphasis on learning by doing.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Andrysiak, Artur T.
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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