Results of ADB-Supported Operations: Papua New Guinea

As Papua New Guinea's development partner since 1971, ADB has helped the government build solid foundations in physical and social infrastructure. ADB is helping the government foster public–private partnerships to develop and manage infrastructure and improve the delivery of economic and social services.

ADB is engaged in projects to strengthen land, water, and air transport, develop clean power and encourage private sector development. The improvement of human resources by providing primary health care and basic financial services through microfinance is also a focus of ADB's assistance.

The country brief summarizes how the partnership between the Government of Papua New Guinea and ADB has contributed to the development of the country.

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Results of ADB-Supported Operations in Papua New Guinea, 2010-2013

Water

Households with new or improved water supply between 2010-2013: 1,742

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
31467: Provincial Towns Water Supply
Project 1812 12/14/2000 11/12/2008 Partly successful 1,742

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved water supply, Urban between 2010-2013: 1,742

All additional households that benefit from projects offering piped or non-piped water supply systems that are of a higher order than the system that the households used before (non-piped supply may include standpipes), and households that are already connected to a piped system but are provided with improved service, e.g., longer hours of service and/or increased pressure.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
31467: Provincial Towns Water Supply
Project 1812 12/14/2000 11/12/2008 Partly successful 1,742

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Households with new or improved sanitation between 2010-2013: 1,400

All additional households that benefit from projects offering a variety of sanitation systems to households that either did not benefit from sanitation systems before or benefit from systems of lesser order, and households that are already benefiting from sanitation services but are provided with improved service, e.g., sewer connection, septic tank, pour-flush, simple pit latrine, or ventilated improved pit latrine.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
31467: Provincial Towns Water Supply
Project 1812 12/14/2000 11/12/2008 Partly successful 1,400

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Finance

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 184,000

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
32472: Microfinance and Employment Project
Project 1768 10/19/2000 11/18/2010 Successful 184,000

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 97,520 Female, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
32472: Microfinance and Employment Project
Project 1768 10/19/2000 11/18/2010 Successful 97,520

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached between 2010-2013: 86,480 Male, number

The number of end borrowers; or, if not available, the number or estimate of microfinance loan accounts opened (regardless of amount in currency) over the course of the project. All those reached by microfinance lending or saving group activities of the project are counted, including participants in self-help groups. The definition of microfinance follows country conventions.

Contributing ADB Projects

Type of Assistance Approval Number Approval Date Closing Date Success Rating* Output
32472: Microfinance and Employment Project
Project 1768 10/19/2000 11/18/2010 Successful 86,480

* Ratings are based on project completion reports (PCRs) issued in 2010-2013. These ratings are updated when project completion report validation and/or project/program performance evaluation reports become available. As the PCR for each project is usually prepared 12-24 months after project completion, the figures may include information from projects completed earlier than 2010.

The table includes projects completed during the period, and funded by ADB's ordinary capital resources and/or the Asian Development Fund, cofinanciers, and the government. The outputs presented are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. ADB monitors progress on these outputs in the annual Development Effectiveness Review. The numbers represent the sum of outputs and beneficiaries of individual projects. Therefore, the beneficiary numbers reported under education—teachers trained, and students benefitting from school improvement programs or direct support—include those who benefited from more than one project.

Source: ADB project completion reports