FIJI SAVUSAVU MARINE CABLE PROJECT – WORLD BANK

FIJI SAVUSAVU MARINE CABLE PROJECT – WORLD BANK

Client: Government of Fiji – World Bank

Industry: Communications – Regional fibre optic cable

Services: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Management Plans

Background:

The Government of Fiji (GoF), plans to invest in a submarine cable system (SCS) to connect Vanua Levu at Savusavu, with the proposed Fiji (Viti Levu)-Samoa cable.  This will ensure that Fiji’s second largest island has the same standard of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) access as Viti Levu.  The GoF has approached the World Bank (WB) for funding support for Savusavu Branch Project.

Assignment

ARGO was commissioned to prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and Environmental and Social Management Plans in relation to the fibre optic project.