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May 29, 2018

Signing of Grant Agreement with Palau:Contributing to sanitation improvements and environmental protection through the construction of a landfill site and the provision of needed equipment

photosigning ceremony

On May 28, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Palau inKoror, to provide grant aid of up to 1.311 billion yen forthe Project for the Construction of National Landfill.

Under this project, sustainable solid waste management will be promoted in Koror State and on Babaldaob Island through the construction of a new national landfill site in Aimeliik State on Babeldaob Island and the provision of equipment needed to maintain the landfill site, thereby contributing to improved sanitation and environmental protection in the Republic of Palau.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Republic of Palau
Project title The Project for the Construction of National Landfill
Planned implementation period 39 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Industries and Commerce
Target region, facilities Aimeliik, Babeldaob Island
Specific project details (provisional) ① Facility construction, equipment procurement
Facility construction:
New national landfill site (site area: 8ha, capacity: approximately 298 thousand cubic meter, available period: approximately 20 years), control building
Equipment:
1 bulldozer, 1 excavator, 1 wheel loader, 1 dump truck, 2 compactor trucks, 1 ph meter, 1 gas detector
② Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision

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