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Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Pohnpei Port Scoping Study

Submitted by Frank 1 on October 28, 2017 - 11:14am

This Study was conducted by Adrian Sammons and Douglas Oldfield as individual consultants, under the guidance and support of the Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Centre (PIAC) in Sydney, Australia.

PIAC operates under the coordination of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), a partnership for improved infrastructure in the Pacific Region between the Asian Development Bank, the Australian Agency for International Development, the New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade and the World Bank Group.

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The Pacific Infrastructure Challenge - A review of obstacles and opportunities for improving performance in the Pacific Islands

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Submitted by Frank Vukikomoala on October 28, 2017 - 10:10am

This report originated as part of the Background Paper prepared for the joint IBRD/JBIC/ADB East Asia and the Pacific regional infrastructure study, Connecting East Asia. Many stakeholders expressed interest in understanding more about differences and similarities among Pacific Island countries, how Pacific Island countries compared to other island states in the world, the role infrastructure plays in growth and development in the Pacific Islands region, and in identifying opportunities and obstacles to improving
infrastructure performance.

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Improving the Delivery of Infrastructure Services in the Pacific

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Submitted by Frank Vukikomoala on October 28, 2017 - 10:00am

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. The following Volumes comprise the Final Report of the RETA.

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Investing In Sustainable Infrastructure - Improving Lives In Asia And The Pacific

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Submitted by Frank Vukikomoala on October 28, 2017 - 2:38am

The report captures the current efforts of the Asian Development Bank to promote sustainable infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific. We stand ready to work with our partners to find
appropriate solutions to their infrastructure investment needs, and to link them to the expertise and finance they need to address the many challenges ahead.

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Review of fuel subsidies in Kiribati

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Submitted by Frank Vukikomoala on October 20, 2017 - 11:46pm

This report analyses fuel subsidies in Kiribati. It attempts to quantify the subsidies on the three most important fuels in Kiribati – benzene, diesel and household kerosene – using a methodology called the price-gap approach. This method gives rough monetary estimates of subsidies, but is relatively simple to apply and has low data requirements. The subsidies were estimated for 2011–2015, where data were best available, but applying the present day tax regime for estimation instead of the tax regime prior to the 2014 tax reform.

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