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.

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3rd Pacific Energy Investors Forum Report and Outcomes

This study has been prepared under a technical assistance (TA) program supported by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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Kiribati profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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New Caledonia profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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(PWWA) Water Benchmarking Report 2016

The 2016 Pacific Water and Wastewater Association (PWWA) benchmarking report was released during the Pacific Water Conference and Expo in Tonga, August 2016. This report represents five years of performance assessment 2011 to 2015.

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2016 Pacific Infrastructure Performance Indicators Performance Report

The Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) aims to support Pacific Island Countries (PICs) in infrastructure development through research, technical assistance, and coordination between donor agencies, development partners and PIC governments.

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2016 Review of Gender and Infrastructure in the PRIF Agencies

2016 Review of Gender and Infrastructure, published by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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A Public Private Partnership Approach to Climate Finance

In June 2012, the Green Infrastructure Finance Framework Report1 was published to address the constraints in financing green infrastructure and to develop a new approach to accelerate investments in low-emission technologies.

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ADB, Electricity and Water Safety Standards for the Nauru Utilities Corporation

As part of its corporatization strategy, the Nauru Utilities Authority (NUA) is undergoing structural changes to the way it is managed, governed and operated.

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Addressing the Water-Energy Nexus - Executive Summary

In simple terms, every drop of water saved in the U.S. saves energy, and every unit of energy saved saves water. That overlap has come to be known as the “energy-water nexus.”

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Affordable coastal protection in the Pacific islands

Tonkin + Taylor, in association with the University of New South Wales Water Research Laboratory (WRL), was engaged by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) to undertake an engineering study of affordable options for coastal protection.

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An Economic Assessment of Renewable Energy Options for Rural Electrification in Pacific Island Countries

There is an important and growing economic role for renewable energy systems within the energy sector. This is demonstrated by the fact that over the past few years, the use of renewable energy technologies has expanded rapidly.

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Assessment of the Economic Impact of Cruise Ships to Vanuatu

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.

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Best Practices Guide: Economic and Financial Evaluation of Renewable Energy Projects

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Center for Environment has designed the Best Practices Guide Series to provide technical information on the topics of energy efficiency and renewable energy and the environment to support internatio

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Bonriki Reserve Management, Report on the Protection and Management of Water Reserves

The Water Master Plan for Tarawa, being conducted for the Kiribati Adaptation Project Implementation on of existing water source government Committee for the Management of Water Reserves in Bonriki and Buota was seton as rental to landowners at Bonriki and that includ

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Challenges in freshwater management in low coral atolls

Population centres in low atoll islands have water supply problems that are amongst the most critical in the world.

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Clear Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure - Improving Lives in Asia and the Pacific

Infrastructure—the word is most often used to describe large structures made of concrete and steel, such as power plants, roads, water supply systems, and, increasingly, information a

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Climatic and Human Influences on Groundwater in Low Atolls

The large hydraulic conductivities of the coral sands mean that large rainfalls and any surface contaminants are rapidly transported through the soil to groundwater, as shown here.

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Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan, summary paper

This brochure provides a brief summary of the Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (CI NIIP), published in 2015 by the Government of the Cook Islands with the technical assistance of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Cook Islands NIIP

The Cook Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan (CI NIIP) outlines the Cook Islands’ priorities and plans for major infrastructure over the next 10 years. The plan focuses on strategic investments important to Cook Islands’ future.

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Cook Islands profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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Cost of Renewable energy in Pacific Island Countries

PICs need to gradually diversify their energy portfolio as almost all are 99% dependent on diesel.

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Development of National Water Resources Policy and Implementation Plans for the Kiribati Adaptation Program

The Pacific small island nation of Kiribati has water resource problems amongst the most challenging in the world: rapidly growing population; urbanisation; high infant death rates due to water bornediseases; limited freshwater supplies; restricted resources and capac

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Digital Islands: How the Pacific ICT Revolution is Transforming the Region

The Pacific Islands region is in the midst of an information and communications technology (ICT) revolution that could have major implications, particularly for democratic governance and the region’s development.

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Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific 2015

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector in a number of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) has undergone significant liberalization and privatization, coupled with the deployment of undersea fiber optic cables, over the last decade, leading to a rapid increase in access to mobile vo

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Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific, summary paper

This paper summarises a report, published by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), on the economic and social impact of information and communication technology (ICT) developments in the Pacific.

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Energy Efficiency for Water Utilities

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) is a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank.

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Energy Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

This publication is an output of Energy Sector Strategy and Development 2007, a regional technical assistance grant of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Fiji profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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Fiji Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project

This case study has been developed as part of PRIF’s monitoring and evaluation program. It is one of a series of papers on coordination between the PRIF partner agencies and with partner governments.

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Franchise Shipping, Marine Transport Services in the Pacific - Case Studies in Private Sector Participation

Marine transport services, such as cargo shipping and passenger transport, provide essential commercial linkages within and between Pacific island countries (PICs).

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Gender Equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: Baseline and Pathways for Transformative Change by 2030

This publication provides the first Sustainable Development Goal assessment of the situation of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific based on data from official sources.

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Groundwater Management - Presentation

Groundwater is of major importance for potable water supply in both urban and rural areas of the developing world, and also provides the water resource for much agricultural irrigation and industrial production.

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Groundwater Survey Pacific

Information used to improve understanding, access, supply and protection of freshwater resources in Nauru

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Guam profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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Guidance for coastal protection works in Pacific island countries

Coastal erosion is a perpetual and serious concern for Pacific island countries.

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Honiara Port Scoping Study, Solomon Islands

This Scoping Study involved a business, operational and infrastructure assessment of the Port of Honiara in the Solomon Islands and its managing authority: The Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA).

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Huro Mini Hydropower Scheme Feasibility Study - 2010

Hydro Tasmania Consulting (HTC) has undertaken the update of feasibility studies for the Huro Mini Hydropower schemes at the Makira Ulawa provinces of the Solomon Islands

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Identifying the Best Practices in Expanding ICT Access in Asia and the Pacific

During the past decade, Asia and the Pacific region has experienced continuous Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure developments.

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Improving Accessibility in Transport Infrastructure Projects in the Pacific Islands

On Tuesday 19 July, during the Pacific Update Conference in Suva, Mr Setareki Macanawai, CEO of the Pacific Disability Forum, presented a new PRIF research report on improving accessibility in transport infrastructure for people with disabilities – ‘Improving Accessibility in Transport Infrastruc

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Improving the Delivery of Infrastructure Services in the Pacific

This report contains the findings, regional and national strategies, and recommendations that constitute the chief results of ADB’s regional technical assistance (RETA) project: Improving the Delivery of Infrastructure Services in the Pacific.

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Increased flushing of Tarawa Lagoon

This report has been prepared for the International Development Group (IDG) of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Increased flushing of Tarawa Lagoon: The potential for improving public and lagoon ecosystem health outcomes

This report has been prepared for the International Development Group (IDG) of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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

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

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Infrastructure Maintenance in the Pacific - Summary Paper

Inadequate infrastructure maintenance has long been recognised as a challenge.

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Infrastructure Maintenance: Review of Labour-Based Approaches

This document reviews the literature on labour-based approaches in infrastructure maintenance. It outlines the key attributes of labour-based approaches, their current applications in the Pacific and other regions, key success factors and outcomes.

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Integrated Water Resource Management, National Water and Sanitation Sector Plan

This Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) National Water and Sanitation Sector Plan was developed by the Cabinet-appointed National Intersectoral Water Coordination Committee (NIWCC) which reports through Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification to Cabinet of the Government of

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Samoa Infrastructure Planning and Management, Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (1.59 MB)
IWRM Plan Brief Description

This paper suggests a framework and a process for preparation of national IWRM and water efficiency plans (IWRM Plans) by 20051 .

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Kiribati and Environmental Perfect Storm Kiribati Other PDF icon Download (2.88 MB)
LPG and Natural Gas as Alternative Energy Sources for the Pacific

This study assesses the potential and economic feasibility of LPG, LNG or CNG to meet medium-term energy needs in the Pacific island countries.

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Major study on Financing Infrastructure in Asia and Pacific from ADBI

This book presents several country studies and explains how infrastructure investment can increase output, taxes, trade, and firm productivity.

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Master Plan Study of Power Development in Solomon Islands

The JICA Team recommended that the power supply plan, as shown in Table 10-5-1, shall be implemented as an optimum power supply plan for the Solomon Islands. 

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Meeting the Sanitation and Water Challenge in South-East Asia and the Pacific

We, the 200 participants of the Sanitation and Water Conference Melbourne 2008, recognise a major international crisis. Thousands of children die from water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)-related diseases every day.

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Micro-hydroelectricity in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a sovereign nation with a population of approximately 500,0001. An archipelago of 992 islands stretches 1500 kilometres in a south-easterly direction from the southern tip of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea to the northern border of Vanuatu.

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National Development Strategy 2011-2020

The formulation of the National Development Strategy (NDS) is one of the key expected outputs of the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination as we strive for endurance and nation-building of our country, Solomon Islands.

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National Water and Sanitation Implementation Plan

This integrated National Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) Sector Plan was developed by the Cabinet-appointed National Intersectoral Water Coordination Committee (NIWCC) which reports through Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification to Cabinet

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National Water Resources Policy

The NWRP provides a framework for leadership and coordinated action in the supply of safe, adequate and financially, technically and environmentally sustainable water services to rural, outer island and urban communities in Kiribati and for the protection, conservation, sustainable use and effici

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National Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Implementation Plan

Water, sanitation and hygiene are vital to current survival and future development in Nauru. The issues outlined in Section 10 are complex and varied and involve much more than just infrastructure.

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NAURU Economic Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan - 2011

In the decade to 2005, financial mismanagement and government missteps caused Nauru incomes and living standards to plunge.

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Nauru Economic Infrastructure Strategy and Investment Plan 2011

This report was prepared by Andrew McIntyre, Brian Bell, Allen Ashish Sebastian and Samuel Grundler as individual consultants under the guidance and with support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC) in Sydney, Australia.

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Nauru Port Pre-Feasibility Study

This Report presents the detailed assessment prepared by the Study Team for the Nauru Port Pre-Feasibility Study.

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Nauru, New Caledonia Transport - Maritime, Urban Development PDF icon Download (1.6 MB)
Niue Transport Strategy and short term action plan

This is the Government of Niue’s (GoN) first National Transport Strategy, which brings together into a single document GoN’s policies on the aviation, maritime and land transport sectors, as well as relevant institutional, operational and investment activities.

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Oceanic Voyages: Aviation and Shipping in the Pacific

This report was prepared as part of the output of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) regional technical assistance project (TA 6166-REG): Pacific Regional Transport Analysis.

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Overview of Tuvalu's Current Freshwater Reserves Tuvalu Water & Sanitation PDF icon Download (58.71 KB)
Pacific Economic Survey 2008 - Connecting the region

Faster economic growth will help create employment, reduce poverty and provide resources to combat health and environmental threats.

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Pacific Energy Investors Forum 2016 - Final Report

Download the final report of the Pacific Energy Investors Forum that was held in Tonga on 4 August 2016, organised by the Pacific Power Association (PPA).

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Pacific Infrastructure Performance Indicators 2011

The key long-term goal of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) is to achieve increased quality and quantity of infrastructure for all people in Pacific Island Countries (PICs)i .

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Pacific Islands Renewable Energy Project

The international consultants visited the Solomon Islands from 23-29 January 2004. Information for the report was gathered both before and after the visit by the national consultant. The national coordinator provided considerable support and assistance throughout the mission.

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Pacific Perspectives on the Challenges to Energy Security and the Sustainable Use of Energy

There are fourteen ESCAP Members in the Pacific Subregion and seven Associate Members.

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Pacific Possible: Climate and Disaster Resilience

LAUTOKA, FIJI July 28, 2016 – A new World Bank report has highlighted the need for Pacific Island countries to better incorporate climate and disaster risk management into planning and development, while proposing priority investments and policies to boost resilience to the year 2040.

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Pacific Power Association - Benchmarking Report 2012

This is a publication of the Pacific Power Association. The 2012 Benchmarking Report presents the results of the second consecutive annual assessment of Pacific electricity utility performance.

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Pacific Power Utilities and Power Benchmarking Report, July 2016

The 2016 Power Benchmarking report is published by the Pacific Power Association (PPA) and was released during the recent PPA Annual Conference in Tonga.

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Pacific Power Utilities Benchmarking Report - 2015 Fiscal Year

The benchmarking of the 2015 Fiscal Year data for the PPA Utilities is the first year in which the Association has taken full responsibility of collection and verification of the data as well as and the production of the key performance indicator.

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Pacific Power Utilities Benchmarking Summary Report - 2016 Fiscal Year
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Pacific Region Electricity Bills - Comparative Report

The aim of this paper is to provide a comparison of electricity prices paid by customers in Vanuatu with different countries across the Pacific island region.

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Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) Brochure Regional Other PDF icon Download (1002.63 KB)
Pacific Region Solid Waste Management and Recycling - Pacific Country and Territory Profiles

This compendium of Pacific Country and Territory Profiles in the solid waste and recycling sector is published as a key element of a research study commissioned by PRIF in 2017 – the ‘Regional Resource Circulation and Recycling Network’ - that seeks to identify and quantify the

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Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy 2010-2015

Since the publication of the first Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy in 2005, the region has made progress in the way it manages waste.

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Pacific Regional Transport Analysis Report

The Pacific Department proposes technical assistance (TA) funding support on a grant basis from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a regional TA to conduct an analysis of regional and national operations in aviation, shipping, and road transport services.

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Pacific Regional Transport Study

This study results from a proposal put forward by the Australian Prime Minister.

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Pacific Renewable Energy and Microfinance (PREM) Project - Possibilities in renewable energy lending for microfinance institutions in the Pacific

Pacific Island Countries (PICs) face an enormous challenge in supplying rural electricity. The conventional grid-system of supplying power is considered inappropriate for many areas due to the extreme isolation and low population.

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Pacific Transport Update 2013

The Pacific region embraces many nations with great variance in land, topography, area, population, resources, and development constraints and prospects. But all face transport challenges to achieving adequate global, regional, and local connectivity to markets and essential services.

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Pacific Water and Wastewater Utilities Benchmarking Report 2013

Vanuatu named best pacific water utility in new benchmarking report Nadi, Fiji (13 May 2014).

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Palau profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) profile in the solid waste and recycling sector

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

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PNG WASH Sector Brief

The new Medium Term Development Plan 2011 - 2015 outlines ambitious targets for sanitation and water supply coverage in both rural and urban areas, however, operational plans are yet to be developed and the absence of a specific national policy, strategy and investme

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Pohnpei Port Scoping Study

The Pohnpei port scoping study is an extensive assessment of the current operations, management and need for infrastructure expansion at the sea port as conceptualised by the Pohnpei State Government and the Pohnpei Ports Authority (PPA).

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Potential for Renewable Energy to Promote Sustainable Development in Pacific Island Countries

Access to energy services has been identified as a necessary prerequisite for sustainable development, since it can lead to improvements in household health, education and income levels.

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Power Benchmakring Manual 2012

This Manual is a joint publication of the Pacific Power Association (PPA) and the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Power Benchmarking Case Stories

Since 2011 the Pacific Power Association (PPA), the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have been working in partnership to support performance benchmarking exercises in the power utilities.

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Power Benchmarking Report 2014 (2012 FY data)

Since 2011, the Pacific Power Association (PPA), the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have been working in partnership to support performance benchmarking among 25 electric power utilities in 20 countries and territories in the Pacif

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Power Benchmarking Report 2016 (2013-2014 data)

The latest in a series of Pacific power utility performance benchmarking reports is released.

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PRIF - Tonga, Nuku'alofa Network Distribution Upgrade Project - Final Due Diligence Report

This Due Diligence Report sets out the findings of an assessment of the proposed Nuku'alofa Distribution Network Upgrade Project  (NNUP). This includes a Technical Analysis, Procurement Assessment,Safeguards Assessment and an Economic and Financial Analysis.

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PRIF Charter

This Charter explains what it means to be a Member of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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Proceedings of the Pacific Regional Consultation on Water in Small Island Countries

The Cook Islands comprises 15 islands of which 12 are inhabited. The total land area is 240 square kilometers dispersed over an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of 1.8 million square kilometers in the Southern Pacific Ocean. 

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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

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PWWA - Water Benchmarking Report 2012

This report presents the 2012 benchmarking results of 22 water utilities in the Pacific Region, prepared under the direction of the Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA) and with the support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC).

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PWWA - Water Benchmarking Report 2013

This report presents benchmarking results from 24 water utilities, 20 of which completed the 2013 benchmarking questionnaire. Collectively these utilities supply water and wastewater services in 14 countries and 2 US protectorates in the Pacific region.

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