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.

Infrastructure Maintenance in the Pacific - Challenging the Build-Neglect-Rebuild Paradigm

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This is a publication of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Center (PIAC).

The report was authored by Maria Corazon Alejandrino-Yap (Project Team Leader, PIAC), Matthew Dornan (Individual Consultant, Australian National University) and Kerry McGovern (Individual Consultant, K McGovern & Associates) with guidance and direction from John Austin (Manager, PIAC). 

The team acknowledges the valuable reviews, generous time and insights provided by our peer reviewers and participants. A full list of peer reviewers, contributors and persons consulted is provided in Annex 4 of this report. 

PIAC operates under the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), a multi-partner infrastructure coordination and financing mechanism for the Pacific region. The partners are the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the European Commission (EC), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade (NZMFAT), and the World Bank Group (WBG). 

The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the PRIF Partners, the governments they represent or their governing bodies. The PRIF Partners do not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accept no responsibility for any consequence of their use.