This Pacific Country/Territory Profile in the solid waste and recycling sector was published in 2018 as part of a compendium of fifteen individual country profiles that seek to identify and quantify the opportunity to improve the resource recovery of fifteen common commodities1 present in the solid waste stream.
The World Bank Group, DFAT-Australia, and Carnival Australia have partnered to conduct this study of the economic impact of cruise ship tourism in Vanuatu.
Water and sanitation, particularly for rural areas, have been absent from high level planning in Vanuatu for some time. Sanitation especially has particularly been neglected.
Government agencies responsible for water supply planning and implementation face resource constraints in terms of both skilled staff and budget.
VISIP 2015, published by the Government of Vanuatu (GoV) with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).
The report, approved by the Council of Ministers on 16 April 2015, outlines Vanuatu’s priorities and plans for major infrastructure for the coming decade — up to 2024. Specifically, it sets out a list of priority projects and recommends processes and institutional responsibilities within the Government that will allow successful implementation, monitoring and evaluation of these strategic investments.
This brochure provides a brief summary of the VISIP 2015, published by the Government of Vanuatu (GoV) with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).