Papua New Guinea and ADB
In the Spotlight
ADB has scaled up its assistance to Papua New Guinea for power infrastructure, with an emphasis on clean energy solutions, in line with the government’s prioritization of power sector development.
The Coral Triangle is one of the world's richest areas of marine life. Unfortunately, unsustainable and destructive methods are threatening this marginal ecosystem.
Digital financial services (DFS) are effective means of enhancing financial inclusion in the Pacific but major challenges, including the establishment of reliable agent networks and the building of sufficient consumer trust still need to be addressed throughout the region.
A new Asian Development Bank report says Pacific economies face lower growth and tighter fiscal conditions this year due to low commodity prices and severe cyclones.
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been pursuing a range of development goals in recent years. These include improvements to transport infrastructure, renewable energy, health, water and other urban infrastructure, and public sector management. The Government of PNG has also placed emphasis on environmental sustainability, private sector development, gender equity, and knowledge management.
The country partnership strategy, 2016-2020 for PNG is aligned with the government’s Development Strategic Plan 2010-2030, the National Strategy for Responsible Sustainable Development, and the country’s medium-term development plans.
Projects in Papua New Guinea
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Average annual population growth rate in Papua New Guinea (2010-2015)
Population in Papua New Guinea, in millions (2015)
Maternal mortality ratio in Papua New Guinea, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Population living below the national poverty line in Papua New Guinea (Before 2010)Refers to preliminary/interim figures; or refers to periods before 2010.