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.


Strategic Review of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) 2019

This strategic review report, prepared by James Adams, assesses the development impact and effectiveness of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and provides suggestions on potential future directions of this organisation. This work was carried out by consulting with PRIF Members and other stakeholders on a range of key strategic issues.  Consolidated into its present organizational arrangements in 2013, PRIF has established a clear record of performance. Its membership has expanded and now almost all major donors to Pacific infrastructure are Members.

Solomon Islands Public Investment Management Diagnostic

The Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) conducted a public investment management (PIM) diagnostic in close cooperation with the Solomon Islands Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC). PRIF has adapted, within the context of the Pacific region, a diagnostic framework that was developed by the World Bank, as well as a publication based on a framework developed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF, 2015), focusing on infrastructure investment.

Guidance for coastal protection works in Pacific island countries

Coastal erosion is a perpetual and serious concern for Pacific island countries. Coastal erosion may include various consequences from natural disasters, such as high water levels, sediment impacts on coral reefs, coastal sand extraction on beaches and rivers, and sediment traps. The effects of climate change, such as the rise in sea level, degradation of coral reefs, and increased frequency and intensity of storms, also increase the risk of erosion.