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  • Nauru
Location: Aiwo
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Proposed
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Borrower or Client: Government of Nauru
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  • Transport
Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 21.30 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 21.30 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-07-31
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-26
Port Development Project

Project Description
The Government of Nauru has requested ADB for project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) and project design advance (PDA) for the preparation of a project to improve the port facilities at Aiwo. The initial scope of the project intended the construction of a wharf for berthing vessels, an approach causeway from shore to wharf, and replacement of derelict buildings with new structures for the harbor master’s office, staff amenities, gatehouse, plant workshop, secure fencing and a heavy duty industrial pavement in a container storage yard. The project also includes capacity building and institutional strengthening of Nauru Port Authority (NPA) to enhance the efficiency of port operations, port security, asset management, occupational health and safety and reforms to tariff structure.
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Ministry of Finance Government Building Nauru ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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