Tuvalu Maritime Investment in Climate Resilient Operations (WB-P161540)

  • Tuvalu
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
Bank Risk Rating
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Government of Tuvalu
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Climate and Environment
  • Construction
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 21, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 1, 2017

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Project Description

The project aims to “improve the climate resilience of Nanumaga Harbor and Funaufti Port and in the event of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency, to provide an immediate response to the Eligible Crisis or Emergency”. The project include:
(a) Climate resilient investments on Nanumaga constructed and operational (Percentage).
(b) Reduction in cargo damage at Nanumaga (Percentage).
(c) Climate resilient investments on Funafuti constructed and operational (Percentage).
(d) Improved operations at Funafuti port

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank
Chanin Manopiniwes
Senior Infrastructure Economist
Christopher R. Bennett
Lead Transport Specialist

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MFED)
Vavau Fatuuga, Acting Secretary

Ministry of Communications and Transport
Falasese Tupau, Acting Secretary

Taasi Pitoi, Director-Departmentof Marine & Port Services


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