Water Supply and Sanitation Development Project (WB-P155087)

  • Papua New Guinea
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Feb 9, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Independent State of Papua New Guinea
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 70.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 77.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2015

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Project Description
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This project finances improvements in the planning and implementation capacity of water sector institutions and increased access to water supply services in selected urban towns and rural districts. This includes four components: i) Supporting the development of the key sector institution; ii) Develop a framework for the coordination, planning, and implementation of water and sanitation in rural and peri-urban; iii) Support the expansion of water and sanitation services to urban areas, specifically in district and provincial towns; and iv) Allow for the rapid reallocation of funds from other components to provide emergency relief, recovery, and reconstruction support in the event of a natural disaster, emergency and/or catastrophic event.
Investment Description
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Contact Information
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World Bank Contact: Fook Chuan Eng Title: Lead Water and Sanitation Spec Tel: 5720+71242 / Email: feng@worldbank.org Contact: Edkarl M. Galing Title: Water & Sanitation Specialist Tel: 5776+2614 Email: egaling@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Independent State of Papua New Guinea Contact: Damien Horiambe Title: First Assistant Secretary, Fin. Mgmt, Dept of Treasury Tel: 6753133673 Email: damien_horiambe@treasury.gov.pg Implementing Agencies Name: Department of National Planning and Monitoring Contact: Hakaua Harry Title: Secretary Tel: 6753288324 Email: hakaua_harry@planning.gov.pg Name: Water PNG Contact: Raka Taviri Title: Chief Executive & Managing Director Tel: 6753031600 Email: rtaviri@waterpng.com.pg ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.

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