Majuro, Mon, 13th July 2015 – The latest in a series of performance benchmarking reports is released today during the annual conference of the Pacific Power Association (PPA). Since 2011 PPA, the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have been working in partnership to support performance benchmarking among 25 electric power utilities in 20 countries and territories in the Pacific. The report is the fourth in a series since benchmarking commenced in 2000.

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Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific publishedNuku’alofa, 17 June 2015 - A new report has highlighted the impacts of improved access to telecommunications infrastructure and services now being seen across the South Pacific and potential for greater information communications technology (ICT)-enabled development across the region. Click on View more news below to read the full media release, and access the report.

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The Government of the Solomon Islands has published a National Infrastructure Investment Plan which presents the country's priorities and strategic direction for major initiatives in economic infrastructure over the next 5-10 years.

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27 March 2013

The PRIF partners announced on 27 March the establishment of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) Coordination Office which will assist in improving infrastructure and services in Pacific island countries.

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May 2013

The Pacific Water and Wastewater Utilities Benchmarking Report, published by the Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA) with support from PRIF, is now released. The 24 water utilities that participated in the survey are supplying water to about 1.9 million people and provide wastewater services to approximately 400,000 people in the Pacific.

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