This review involved a desk review of policies and project documents and consultations with Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) agency representatives and staff from other agencies working in the Pacific. It:
• Collates information about how gender concerns are considered and managed in PRIF Infrastructure programs.
• Identifies areas of good practice.
• Identifies lessons to enhance gender-responsive planning and management in Pacific infrastructure projects.
• Provides practical recommendations that will improve PRIF’s capacity to support Pacific governments and other partners in planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating gender responsive infrastructure projects.
Recommendations in the report address ways to improve the enabling environment for gender mainstreaming and delivery of gender components within infrastructure projects; continue to improve practices of PRIF agencies; and support collaboration between the PRIF agencies.
The report highlights the need for a commitment to gender mainstreaming; capacity building and strengthening in identifying gender issues and implementationog gender-related plans and approaches in the project cycle; and improved monitporing and evaluation.