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.


Samoa WASH Sector Brief

Under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Samoa’s targets for improved water and sanitation service coverage are 94% and 100% respectively. Based on the WHO-UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program’s (JMP) figures for 2008, Samoa has already met its sanitation target of universal coverage but is not on track to meet its water supply goal.

Solomon Islands - Climate change adaptation in the transport sector

Transport infrastructure plays a vital role in the economy of the Solomon Islands, contributing approximately 13% to Gross Domestic Product.

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) is mandated to provide and manage infrastructure and transport services throughout the Solomon Islands and has primary responsibility for roads, wharves and airstrips. Recent weather events have highlighted vulnerabilities to some aspects of our transport network. Increasingly, risks to transport infrastructure and the services it provides will be impacted by projected changes to climate.

Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa

Samoa Ports Authority - Preparatory Survey report on the Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa. March 2015, Japan International Cooperation Agency

Purpose: To maintain the safety of port users by the improvement of the safety for ships to/from Apia Port by the rehabilitation and improvement of the wharf, yard, ancillary facilities and others in Apia Port.