Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

Palau

Water and Sanitation Sector Road Map, Country Partnership Strategy 2009 - 2013

Despite some positive achievements in Palau’s development, government, business, culture and community life, the changes in institutions, laws and capacity in the infrastructure sector have been inadequate to serve the national strategy of reduced government subsidies and involvement in the water supply and sanitation sector.1 Government of Palau (GOP) revenue covers about 60 percent of total recurrent expenditure, but almost none of capital works costs.2