43186-012: Economic Recovery Support Program (subprogram 1)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The program will help realize the private sector's potential, and specifically the growth potential of the mining, agriculture, fishing, and tourism industries. Progress is being made toward reopening a large gold mine closed during past civil unrest, and there is a potential to develop large nickel deposits. The best prospects for creating jobs and generating government revenue lie in large-scale palm oil developments, in fishing (there is already one large fish cannery), and in the ... Read More

Country Solomon Islands
Project Number 43186-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0197
Approval Date 16 Mar 2010
Closing Date 11 Feb 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,000
Sector Education
Health and social protection
Public sector management
Subsector Education sector development
Health system development
Public expenditure and fiscal management
Reforms of state owned enterprises
Transport policies and institutional development
Water transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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