Kiribati Adaptation Program Phase III - Additional Financing (WB-P163153)

  • Kiribati
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 4, 2017
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Government of Kiribati
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.87 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 Nov 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 5, 2017

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Project Description
According to the bank document, the Project Development Objective is to improve the resilience of the Recipient to the impacts of climate change on freshwater supply and coastal infrastructure. The activities proposed for additional financing will enable the Government of Kiribati to scale-up and move forward the work already being undertaken to support key government priority activities, as captured in the Kiribati Adaptation Program's (KAP III) development objective and components. The Government will be able to take advantage of the existing KAPIII mechanisms, and allow the project to increase the scope and sustainability of the outcomes envisaged under the original KAP III design. Specifically, support is proposed for the activities described below.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Australia-Pacific Islands Partnership Trust Fund US$ 0.49 million Pacific Regional Infrastructure Facility Trust Fund US$ 0.38 million
Contact Information
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