39581-012: Road Improvement (Sector) Project (formerly Road Improvement Program)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is expected to increase economic growth and reduce poverty in the project area by (i) improving the accessibility of rural residents to markets, as well as economic and social services; (ii) promoting private sector-led development; (iii) fostering market formation, and facilitating domestic and international trade; and (iv) generating income and job opportunities. The outcome will be improved road infrastructure for economic and social development. Read More

Country Solomon Islands
Project Number 39581-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0048
Grant No. 0050
Grant No. 0049
Approval Date 08 Aug 2006
Closing Date 18 Oct 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350
Geographical Location Rural areas in potentially all provinces in the country, with less emphasis on Guadalcanal and Malaita where an existing ADB project is under implementation
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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